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Congrats, You Finished Your Bootcamp. Now What?

By: Jason Moss

April 19, 2017

Now the bootcamp has ended. The daily rush of working in an intense, structured environment and collaborating with an amazing group of peers has been replaced by the hard truth that you need to find a job. No matter how incredible the career support is from your alma mater bootcamp, the onus is still on you to find that next role.

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Roadmap: How to Learn Machine Learning in 6 Months

by: Zachariah Miller // March 30, 2017

I came across a question on Quora that boiled down to: "How can I learn machine learning in six months?" I started to write up a short answer, but it quickly snowballed into a huge discussion of the pedagogical approach I used and how I made the transition from physics nerd to physics-nerd-with-machine-learning-in-his-toolbelt to data scientist. Here's a roadmap highlighting major points along the way.

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Q&A with Metis Alumni now @ Elsevier Labs, Booz Allen, Philadelphia 76ers

by: Emily Wilson // March 02, 2017

We recently hosted a virtual alumni panel featuring four recent graduates of our Data Science bootcamp. These grads are now working for the Philadelphia 76ers, Elsevier Labs, and Booz Allen Hamilton in a variety of data science roles, with a range of interesting responsibilities. During the hour-long event, Metis Director ...

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Demystifying Data Science: Panel Event at our Seattle Grand Opening

by: Emily Wilson // February 03, 2017

"Find your passion, think about what you're interested in – and it's not just data science, it's something else. We all have interests and passions and things that really excite us, and there's always a way to apply data science to it. That's really cool, there's a lot of data out there."

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Q&A with TensorFlow Expert Sam Abrahams

by: Emily Wilson // February 01, 2017

"It's more than just a deep learning or machine learning framework. It's a mathematical computation library. That means that it has the flexibility to be able to create and experiment with brand new models instead of just being stuck with out of the box models that some other libraries provide."

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Metis Reaction to Executive Order

by: Emily Wilson // January 31, 2017

At Metis, we have the privilege of teaching data science to people from around the world. Our students, alumni, and staff benefit greatly from the diverse range of perspectives and talents brought into the classroom every day by people of all nationalities, religions, orientations, and backgrounds.

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Q&A with Greg Ryslik, Head of Data Science & Analytics at Faraday Future

by: Emily Wilson // January 30, 2017

We discuss Greg's journey into data science and the reasons behind developing his upcoming Statistical Foundations for Data Science & Machine Learning course in San Francisco.

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Talking Data Science + Chess with Daniel Whitenack of Pachyderm

by: Emily Wilson // January 09, 2017

On Thursday, January 19th, we're hosting a talk by Daniel Whitenack of Pachyderm. He'll discuss his analysis of the 2016 Chess Championship. Read a Q&A with him here!

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"I'm a Data Scientist. Ask Me Anything!" with Bootcamp Alum Bryan Bumgardner

by: Emily Wilson // November 28, 2016

Last week, we hosted our first-ever Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Metis Bootcamp alum Bryan Bumgardner at the helm. For one full hour, Bryan answered any question that came his way via the Reddit platform.

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Demystifying Data Science at our Chicago Grand Opening

by: Emily Wilson // November 02, 2016

We had the pleasure of hosting a Grand Opening event in Chicago a few weeks ago, ushering in our expansion to the Windy City. It was an evening of celebration, food, drinks, networking -- and of course, data science discussion!

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