**All proceeds from our Pay-As-You-Wish donation for this code-along will go to funding the White Flag initiative, supporting low-income families in Malaysia.
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- proficient in Python?
- an aspiring data storyteller?
- curious about how COVID-19 infection rates have changed and vaccination efforts are going in Malaysia?
Join UpLevel in our monthly Code-Along!
In this month’s Code-Along, UpLevel co-founder and instructor Jackie will teach you you to analyze real-time official COVID-19 infection and immunization datasets from across the causeway. You will also learn to plot simple, interactive geographical plots on popular data science library, Plotly.
What You’ll Do
- Explore official data on COVID-19 infection and immunization efforts in Malaysia
- Process and analyze data accurately to tell a good data story
- Create interactive plots for end-users using Plotly
UpLevel Datanauts* will also get access to the following
- AMA in the final 15 min
- recording of both the code-along and the AMA
- DIY project notebook designed to accompany the code-along for further practice
Charity Donation Drive
We’re doing this code-along differently. All proceeds from our Pay-As-You-Wish donation will go to funding the White Flag initiative, supporting low-income families in Malaysia. You may donate any amount (we suggest $10) via the following methods:
- [Local] via PayNow/PayLah to UEN 201921291D
- [International] via PayPal to email@example.com
If you are currently of limited means, rest assured that donation is not compulsory, and you may still attend the code-along for free.
If you wish to donate even though you are not interested in attending the code-along, you may do so via the same methods listed above by the 15th of July at 9 PM (GMT+8). Please enter “WHITEFLAG” in the comments section.
Additionally, 25% of proceeds from subscribing with us or purchasing a credit package on the 15th of July from 7 PM to 11 59 PM will go also go towards the White Flag initiative.
About the Instructor
Jackie is co-founder and chief instructor of UpLevel. He was previously chief academic officer of UpCode Academy and has taught over 400 students in Python and data science. He holds a PhD in applied machine learning. He strongly believes in project-based learning, where students get to do end-to-end projects and build real data product prototypes.
In real-world experience, he has assisted regional MNCs and SMEs in their digital transformation, including the design of a P2P algorithm for the unbanked population in SEA. He is also an international speaker on entrepreneurship and AI. Prior to UpLevel, Jackie was co-founder of InsurTech startup fundMyLife, which made use of deep learning to match consumers with financial advisors. He has also been awarded Forbes 30 under 30, among other accolades.
*UpLevel Datanauts are students who have done projects with UpLevel, and/or are current subscribers. If you want to be part of a community that is constantly UpLeveling your career, consider signing up for a subscription with us here.
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