Today I gave an overview talk about performance Python at the CfA Code Coffee seminar. This reprises the venerable SciPy Performance Python page and also draws from the update in Speeding up Python. The new twist was presenting the material as an IPython notebook, which worked out very well. In addition it includes a section on Numba. The notebook is available at:http://nbviewer.ipython.org/4271861/
In related fantastic news, the IPython project recieved a Sloan Foundation grant for $1.15 million to fund IPython development efforts. Congratulations!