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"The Data Scientist Shortage is Huge. Here’s How to Beat It." by Metis Executive Director of Data Science

By Metis • December 28, 2018

In a newly published article on Inside Big Data, Metis Executive Director of Data Science Roberto Reif writes about the long-lasting data scientist shortage in business and gives detailed steps for how to stop the problem in its tracks.

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Made at Metis: Restaurant Recommendations & a What-to-Watch Guide

By Emily Wilson • December 21, 2018

To go out or to stay in, that is the question. If you're in need of an answer to this common conundrum, here are two bootcamp final projects that can help. Iris Borkovsky's restaurant recommender helps you choose a delicious and well-reviewed dining spot nearby while Benjamin Sturm's movie recommender helps you make the next tough decision of what to stream.

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2018 Rewind: Our Most-Read Blog Posts of the Year

By Emily Wilson • December 21, 2018

Throughout the year, we post blog content covering topics like job searching tips to alumni stories to lessons from our Sr. Data Scientists and more. These posts represent our top 10 most-read blogs of 2018. We hope you enjoy them again or for the first time – and hope you visit our blog again in the new year for more content!

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How the Bootcamp Prepared an Academic for Data Science Consulting

By Emily Wilson • December 18, 2018

Metis graduate Summer Rankin is currently working on her favorite project to date as a Lead Data Scientist for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. Read about the project here, along with details on how the bootcamp prepared her for data science consulting work.

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Cheers to 5 Years! Metis Celebrates a Half Decade of Data Science Training

By Metis • December 10, 2018

As we celebrate our 5th anniversary, we want to thank our incredible community of alumni, students, staff, and other close members of the Metis family for all their support, hard work, and dedication throughout the years. Our growth and success are only possible because of this support, which allows us to continue toward the overall goal of bringing data science training and education to the world. In this post, check out a video and infographic about our past, present, and future.

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On & Off the Road: Professional Musician Turns Back-End Developer

By Emily Wilson • December 10, 2018

David Luther had been on the road for nearly two decades, touring with musical acts like Meat Loaf and Dweezil Zappa, singing and playing saxophone, keyboards, and rhythm guitar to sold-out crowds around the world. But in time, he began to crave a change. Read how he arrived at our Chicago bootcamp and at his current role as a back-end developer for the Perduco Group.

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Celebrating 5 Years: Photos from our Anniversary Parties Across the Nation!

By Metis • December 07, 2018

Last night, we threw 5-year anniversary parties in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City, celebrating our alumni, students, and staff. Check out some snapshots here!

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Why Are More and More Data Scientists Calling Seattle Home?

By Metis • December 05, 2018

"Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on my experience in Seattle, I’m coming to the realization that the city is one of the best places aspiring data scientists can call home," writes Metis Sr. Data Scientist Jonathan Balaban in an article for Toward Data Science. Read the post to find out why!

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Important Changes At Metis: A Note From Our Founder

By Jason Moss • December 05, 2018

In this letter from Jason Moss, Metis President & Founder, learn about upcoming, important changes that will drive our overall effort to keep the bootcamp thriving and provide educational resources to beginner-level students at an affordable price point. Read the post to find out more!

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"How to Overflow a Stack" by Metis Sr. Data Scientist Lara Kattan

By Metis • November 28, 2018

New blog alert! Metis Sr. Data Scientist Lara Kattan just launched a blog called Updating Priors: Teaching Statistics and Data Science, and her first post is an exciting kickoff and an indication of more good things to come. This time around, she covers "How to Overflow a Stack."