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Course Report Alumni Spotlight: Metis Chicago Graduate Tiffany Li

By Emily Wilson • May 10, 2018

Looking for a way to transition from consultant to data scientist, Tiffany Li turned to the Metis Data Science Bootcamp in Chicago. She's now a Data Scientist at GrubHub and was recently interviewed by Course Report about her career switch, the bootcamp vs. graduate school, and her current role.

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Metis NYC Now Proudly Accepting GI Bill Benefits

By Emily Wilson • May 09, 2018

We’re proud to announce that Metis is now approved to offer GI Bill benefits to student veterans who are accepted to our data science bootcamp in New York City. Learn more in this post, including how the process works.

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Video Series – Demystifying Data Science: Journeys, Stories, and Community

By Emily Wilson • May 01, 2018

Post 5 of 6 in our series explores data science journeys, stories, and community. Hear how a math major made his way to becoming a data scientist and how harnessing the power of community can push your career forward. Listen in on a talk about going after your data science dreams and enjoy a dose of creativity as one data scientist performs original lyrics set to the tune of an 80's chart-topper.

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Made at Metis: Data Science on the Move – Improving Cycling Safety and Forecasting Rideshare Use

By Emily Wilson • April 25, 2018

In this month's edition of the Made at Metis blog series, we're highlighting two recent student projects that focus on the intersection between transportation and data science. One project is a video-based car detector to improve safety for city cyclists, and the other presents a way to better forecast hourly Uber demand across New York City neighborhoods.

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Video Series – Demystifying Data Science: A Data Science How-To Guide

By Emily Wilson • April 23, 2018

Check out four talks that, together, make a useful data science how-to guide. The speakers cover why knowing how things work matters, how to learn data science and deep learning, and how to use A/B testing.

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How to Start a Data Science Career: 5 Ways Metis Helps Get You Hired

By Andrew Savage • April 23, 2018

Metis Sr. Career Advisor Andrew Savage breaks down 5 ways Metis helps graduates land their ideal data science jobs post-bootcamp.

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Data Science Book Recommendations: A Crowdsourced List

By Emily Wilson • April 16, 2018

Metis Sr. Data Scientist and Corporate Trainer David Ziganto posted a simple question on LinkedIn along with a picture of his personal collection of data science books. "Help me out: which great books am I missing?" Nearly 100 comments later, David now has an incredible list of additional books to explore. He aggregated all into a categorized list on his blog, which you can check out here.

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Video Series: Demystifying Data Science – The Practice of Data Science

By Emily Wilson • April 12, 2018

Hear talks from 5 working data scientists on specific aspects of the data science practice (like statistics and the art of deception, the possibilities/limitations of topic modeling) and on the broader ideas that make up the field – what goes into the job, what skills do you actually use on a regular basis, how are things changing?

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Q&A with Beginner Python & Math for Data Science Instructor Gordon Dri

By Jerod Rubalcava • April 11, 2018

Read a Q&A with Gordon Dri, Data Scientist at Oracle and the co-designer/co-instructor of our upcoming Live Online Beginner Python & Math for Data Science part-time course, which starts April 23rd. Hear why he thinks this course represents the "the only way" to start your data science journey.

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Metis Co-Founder & President Jason Moss on Three Leagues of Data Literacy

By Emily Wilson • April 08, 2018

Read Metis co-founder and president Jason Moss's article for IT ProPortal: The Three Leagues of Data Literacy – and How to Play to Win. In it, he explains why data literacy in business is increasingly crucial.