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What You Need to Know: Metis Intro to Data Science Part-Time Course Q&A

By Metis • January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, we hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on our Community Slack channel with Harold Li, Data Scientist at Lyft & instructor of our upcoming Introduction to Data Science part-time live online course. Li answered questions about course contents and structure, how the course might help you prepare for the bootcamp, and more. Li's course starts Thursday, January 24th!

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Your Questions, Answered: Metis Beginner Python & Math for Data Science Course (Starts 1/14!)

By Metis • January 09, 2019

In this post, read highlights from our recent Ask Me Anything (AMA) session with Gordon Dri, instructor and co-creator of our Beginner Python & Math for Data Science course. He answers questions about course content and structure, his professional experience, how the course helps you prepare for the bootcamp, and more.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: Why Data Scientists Must Commit to Diversity, Solving the Birthday Problem, and More

By Emily Wilson • January 07, 2019

This blog series tracks and discusses the recent activities and accomplishments of our talented Sr. Data Scientists. This month, read an article on why diversity in data science is vital, learn how to solve the age-old birthday probability problem, and more.

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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!