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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.

events
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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Metis Career Day: Meet Your Next Data Scientist

By Emily Wilson • August 31, 2016

Companies looking to hire data science talent can attend an upcoming Career Day in NYC or SF, where they'll meet all bootcamp graduates, watch final presentations, and network with potential employees.

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Weekly Roundup: Data Science Meetups (NYC & SF)

By Emily Wilson • August 19, 2016

Our weekly roundup of data science events in both New York City and San Francisco. We hope you enjoy!

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Weekly Roundup: Data Science Meetups (NYC & SF)

By Emily Wilson • August 08, 2016

Both New York City and San Francisco are treasure troves for data science Meetups during any given week. We try to attend as many as we can. Check out this list of events we're especially interested in this week.

alumni
Exploring Data Viz Possibilities with D3.js

By Emily Wilson • August 01, 2016

Written by former Data Visualization student Corinne Brenner, this post explores a professional media project she enhanced for her job during her 6 weeks at Metis.

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Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast feat. Debbie Berebichez (Metis Chief Data Scientist)

By Emily Wilson • July 27, 2016

Listen to Becoming a Data Scientist, a podcast featuring Metis Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez. She discusses her childhood in Mexico City, where she was not encouraged to pursue her passions of math and physics, and was instead nudged towards topics considered more "feminine."

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Demystifying Data Science: Improving Delivery of Patient Care with Analytics

By Emily Wilson • July 05, 2016

Bootcamp graduate Alison Cossette came to Metis with 10 years of healthcare experience and a desire to integrate that with rigorous data science training. At the time of this Q&A, she was a Senior Analyst in Center for Healthcare Management at the University of Vermont Medical Center, working on data projects that directly impact patients' healthcare. She's since moved on to new, exciting roles in data science.