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The official Jupyter Conference
Aug 21-22, 2018: Training
Aug 22-24, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Douglas Blank

Douglas Blank
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr College


Doug Blank is an associate professor of computer science at Bryn Mawr College, an all-women’s college outside of Philadelphia. He has been using Python in education for 20 years and Jupyter since its creation. He has developed many languages and tools for Jupyter specifically for pedagogy. His research focuses on combining artificial neural networks and robotics in order to give robots self-motivation.


1:50pm–2:30pm Friday, August 24, 2018
Extensions and customization, Training and education, Usage and application
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Beginner
Douglas Blank (Bryn Mawr College)
For the last four years, Douglas Blank has used nothing but Jupyter in the classroom—from a first-year writing course to a course on assembly language, from biology to computer science, from lectures to homework. Join in to learn how Douglas has leveraged Jupyter and discover the successes and failures he experienced along the way. Nicole Petrozzo then offers a student's perspective. Read more.