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A Career in Clean Energy Boosted by the Bootcamp

By Emily Wilson • October 14, 2020

Bootcamp graduate Andrea Hylant cares deeply about the environment, as her education and career demonstrate. Read her story to find out how embracing data science helped solidify her longer-term career goals.

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Made at Metis: An Album Discovery Tool & A Voting Recommendation Engine

By Carlos Russo • September 25, 2020

This post features two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp. Take a look at what's possible to create in just 12 weeks.

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VIDEO: An AI4 Panel Discussion on The State of AI in Banking

By Carlos Russo • September 23, 2020

Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed recently took part in a panel discussion about The State of AI in Banking during an online Ai4 event. He and the other panelists talked about upskilling, challenges related to COVID-19, and more. Watch the recorded panel discussion here.

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Course Report Webinar: How is Python Used for Data Science?

By Carlos Russo • September 21, 2020

During a recent webinar with Course Report, Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel discusses how Python is used for data science, how much Python you should know before starting a data science bootcamp, and more. Watch it here.

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Grad Takes On Data Science with a Focus on Collaboration

By Emily Wilson • September 02, 2020

In a roundabout way, in part via experimental New York theater, bootcamp graduate Thomas Kavanagh made his way to data science. In this post, read his story and find out what he's up to now as a Data Scientist at Alkymi.

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Made at Metis: Deep Learning to Detect Pneumonia & Predicting Spotify Track Skips

By Carlos Russo • August 31, 2020

This post features two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp. Take a look at what's possible to create in just 12 weeks, including projects focused on detecting pneumonia using deep learning and predicting track skips in Spotify.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Job Search During COVID-19

By Ashley Purdy • August 27, 2020

Searching for a job under the best circumstances carries its own challenges and frustrations, especially when pivoting your career to focus on something new like data science. But looking for a job during a global pandemic is another task entirely. There is undoubtedly an added layer of challenges, which is why Metis Career Advisor Ashley Purdy put together a list of 10 things you can do that will give you an “edge” as you continue your search.

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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - How Machine Learning is Changing Finance with Javed Ahmed

By Carlos Russo • August 20, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed's talk on How Machine Learning is Changing Finance at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.

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On-Demand Recording: How To Empower Your Business With Data Literacy

By Carlos Russo • August 17, 2020

In late July, our Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez hosted a free Training Industry webinar on How to Empower Your Business with Data Literacy. We're happy to share that the recording of the talk is now available on-demand.

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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - How Machine Learning is Changing Finance with Mark Fenner

By Carlos Russo • August 13, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Mark Fenner's talk on How Machine Learning is Changing Finance at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.