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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.

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Demystifying Data Science: The Value of Storytelling with Visualizations

By Emily Wilson • July 05, 2016

At the time of this Q&A, Metis Data Science Bootcamp graduate Nathan Cheever was a Data Visualization Engineer at Ancestry. He spoke about his day-to-day work and how his bootcamp experience prepared him for it. He's since moved on and is now a Data Scientist at Front Analytics, a data science coaching and consulting firm.

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Hiring? Data Science Career Day 6/23 in NYC & 6/30 in SF

By Emily Wilson • June 21, 2016

Glassdoor recently named Data Scientist the top job of 2016. "They're in high demand but require such a high quantity of specialized knowledge that good ones are a rare breed," Tech.Co wrote in an article about the report .

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DrivenData Contest: Building the Best Naive Bees Classifier

By Emily Wilson • April 21, 2016

We sponsored the Naive Bees Classifier contest by DrivenData and these are the exciting results! Meet the top three finishers.

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Speaker Series: Siddharth Motwani, Sr. Data Strategy Analyst at Priceline.com

By Emily Wilson • March 23, 2016

In the latest installment of our Speaker Series, we talk with Siddharth Motwani , Sr. Data Strategy Analyst at Priceline.com, before he gave his in-class talk to the Data Science Bootcamp cohort in NYC.

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Alumni Spotlight: Yong Cho, Data Scientist at GrubHub

By Emily Wilson • March 03, 2016

Metis graduate Yong Cho currently works as a Data Scientist at GrubHub, the food delivery company responsible for countless delicious meals delivered to my Brooklyn apartment. We caught up with Yong this week to ask about his role at GrubHub, his time at Metis, and his advice for current and future students.

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Demystifying Data Science: The Role of Data in Cyber Security

By Emily Wilson • February 23, 2016

Jaclyn Weiser graduated from the Metis Data Science Bootcamp in July 2015, after which she joined ZeroFOX as a Senior Data Scientist. In this Q&A, she talks about her role at the social media cybersecurity startup, her time at Metis, and more. Since this article was written, she's moved on to new, exciting roles in data science.

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Metis Data Science Open House: Alumni Panel Discussion

By Emily Wilson • February 16, 2016

Five Metis alumni discuss their bootcamp experiences at last month's Open House in NYC and talk about their new data science jobs.