Watch our on-demand lecture on SVMs featuring Alice Zhao:  Get Recording 

Metis Blog

business resource

Webinar 5/21: Data Science Ethics for Business Professionals

By Metis • May 12, 2020

On Thursday, May 21st, Kaplan Professional is hosting a free online webinar on Data Science Ethics for Business Professionals featuring Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed. Learn more and register today!

alumni
Alumni Blog Spotlight: Linda Ju Shares Bootcamp Experience Start to Finish

By Emily Wilson • May 11, 2020

Bootcamp graduate Linda Ju, now a Data Science Consultant at Slalom in Seattle, recently took to Medium to write a blog series about her career transition from finance to data science and how her experience in the Data Science Bootcamp helped her get there.

events
PyCon Tutorial: Scraping the Web with Kimberly Fessel

By Metis • May 05, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel's PyCon tutorial on scraping the web. She covers the breadth and depth of web scraping, from HTML basics through pipeline methods to compile entire datasets.

data science
Data Scientist Roundup: Adopting Python in the Workplace, NLP with Straightforward Tools, & More

By Emily Wilson • April 30, 2020

When our Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments. Check out what's been happening in April.

business resource
Test Your Data Literacy Daily with Our New #DemystifyDS Question of the Day

By Metis • April 28, 2020

Our mission at Metis is to help people find value in data, and we're excited to announce our new data literacy initiative, the Demystifying Data Science Question of the Day. With each question answered and explained, you'll begin strengthening your data literacy muscles.

business resource
Free Event: Hitachi Vantara DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference

By Metis • April 27, 2020

Data practitioners often face multiple challenges when working across complex data architectures. To help, Hitachi Vantara developed the DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference, happening May 14th from 9 am - 6 pm. Learn more about this totally free online conference.

business resource
Demystifying Data Science Talk Recap: Atif Kureishy on Applying AI to Understand Customer Behaviors

By Emily Wilson • April 23, 2020

During his Demystifying Data Science talk, Atif Kureishy (Global Vice President of AI & Deep Learning Products at Teradata) discussed how to use AI to merge offline and online activity in order to better serve customers while staying cost-efficient in the retail space.

alumni
Made at Metis: The Economics of Building Backyard Homes and a Local Live Music Recommender

By Emily Wilson • April 21, 2020

In our latest Made at Metis post, read about two projects created during the bootcamp, including a tool for homeowners to determine if building a backyard home makes financial sense and a live local music recommender.

data science
Now Through June 15th, Enroll in Bootcamp Prep Courses at Reduced Price

By Metis • April 17, 2020

Now through June 15th, when you enroll in any of our upcoming Bootcamp Prep Courses (no matter the start date), you'll pay a reduced price of $499. During this difficult time, we hope this reduced tuition opens up more opportunities for those interested in building data science skills in a live online format.

business resource
Understanding the Limitations of Your Model and Its Assumptions

By Tony Yiu • April 14, 2020

Models provide necessary simplifications to a complex world. They reduce real-world phenomena into a set of key features and relationships that allow us to explain, analyze, and sometimes even predict. But there is a cost to these powerful benefits. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu walks us through understanding the limitations of our models and their assumptions.