"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."
"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."
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.