Campus groups

The Python community is quite welcoming! There are a variety of places on campus to get help, get involved, or stay in touch.

The Hacker Within

THW is a weekly meeting about scientific computing. The Hacker Within supports the development of your inner hacker, in a weekly meeting in BIDS for sharing skills and best practices for scientific computation. You can find out more on their website:

Python Practice Working Group

You are on our page! We meet weekly at the D-Lab. We hold informal weekly meetings teaching and learning about different topics in the Python programming language, especially for social science, data science, and visualization. You can subscribe to our mailing list here.


The py4science mailing list is still functional. This is a general campus discussion and announcement list for Python. Subscribe here!

Data Science Resource List

This is a listing of data science groups at UC Berkeley, where you can get help.

Prior groups in D-Lab

Social Computing Group used its mailing list archive as its website. The Python Work(ers) Party has its Twitter account here, and its archives are here.


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Events at BIDS

Events at D-Lab

Old Python Events

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    print("I <3 Python!")