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Installation Help Desk

Installation assistance is available from the Camp Counselors. Please email all of us with any questions so that you have a faster response. You can reach us all through If you don't get a response within a few hours, ping Nathaniel Smith (

It is important that everyone have a working installation of Python on their laptop before we start on Wednesday. Please make sure you're ready to go a few days beforehand. We will host an in-person Installation Help Desk on Tuesday, August 18th from 1-4 pm at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (in Doe Library on the UC Berkeley Campus). Bring your laptop!

We will also use a Gitter chatroom both during the Help Desk hours and during the camp itself to provide help. You can access it by going to or by using the embedded version below. We can set up appointments for the channel through email, and we'll also be in the channel during the in-person Help Desk hours. You can use the client below if you'd like. (If there are issues, please email or raise your hand!)