Python for Decision Makers and Business Leaders Transcripts
Chapter: Welcome to the course
Lecture: Meet your instructor, Michael

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0:00 Last but definitely not least, let me introduce myself. Here I am, my name is Michael, Michael Kennedy
0:06 nice to meet you chat with me over on twitter where I am @mkennedy, why am I putting this course together?
0:11 Why am I passionate about Python and honestly why am I qualified to tell you about it? Well, there's a bunch of things I've been doing
0:17 I've been a software developer for like 20 years worked in many different technologies, but for the last
0:22 four or five, I've been hosting the most popular Python podcast, Talk Python To Me. Here I've interviewed an incredible array of people
0:31 I've interviewed data scientists, astro physicists particle physicists, biologists, but of course
0:37 people that work at Instagram running one of the largest Django websites in the world. Through this experience, I've got a unique view at
0:45 the whole spectrum of what Python is how people are using it and how they can be successful with it, also happened
0:52 at co-host the second most popular Python podcast called Python Bytes, where we cover the news of the week in
0:58 the Python space, so these are two complimentary different shows, and I'm also the founder and one of the primary authors at, Talk Python Training
1:07 where your taking this course. I've done a lot of work, 18 software developers and other folks about software development and of course
1:14 I've put in a ton of energy into doing that for Python. I'm so glad to meet you, I'm happy you're in my course
1:21 and we're going to have a great time exploring Python together.

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