Molly will give an overview of the presentation tool Prezi and will lead a discussion on alternative approaches to Death by PowerPoint.
ALSO: This is my last week as DaSH co-ordinator. For those that don’t know, I have accepted a job with the Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne where I will be helping implement a satellite data based marine water quality system and a sea-surface temperature now casting system for Australian coastal waters. I am eternally grateful to the brilliant Stuart Corney for taking over from me. It’s been a swell ride and I hope that you all get behind Stuart and support DaSH into the future – it will only stay alive for as long as you keep showing up and support it.
IMAS Aurora Lecture Theatre – it’s the big lecture theatre on the left as you walk into the waterfront building foyer – 20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, next to CSIRO.
For our meeting this week the great Ben Galton-Fenzi will be multi-threading the DaSH community.
Ben will lead a discussion on a series of potential future DaSH sessions around computers and science from topics that range from what are computers and how do they work, cloud computing, data access, data formats and high-performance computing (what it is and how can it be used).
The aim of the session will be a brain storming session about what people would like to know more about and to develop a plan for discussing them at future DaSH sessions.
For our meeting this week we have Simon Wotherspoon giving the first of a series of lectures on Time Series Analysis for fun and profit. As always, it is sure to be entertaining and informative…
ALSO: We NEED speakers for the next month or so. If you’ve been thinking of doing something with DaSH and have been too shy to say ‘Hi’ now is your chance! We have openings on the 20th and 27th of June (and beyond…). Put your hand up, get involved, give back to your community or even pose some hard questions you’d like answered or discussed. ALL WELCOME!