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Python Guide: Tutorial For Beginners

By Adam Wearne • July 28, 2021

Welcome to a brief introduction to Python. In this article, we'll provide an overview of the Python language, some of its many use cases, how to install Python on your computer, and how to use Python.

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Learn Machine Learning in 6 Months

By Zachariah Miller • May 24, 2021

I came across a question on Quora that boiled down to: "How can I learn machine learning in six months?" I started to write up a short answer, but it quickly snowballed into a huge discussion of the pedagogical approach I used and how I made the transition from physics nerd to physics-nerd-with-machine-learning-in-his-toolbelt to data scientist. Here's a roadmap highlighting major points along the way.

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How to Become a Data Scientist

By Carlos Russo • April 16, 2021

Data science jobs are plentiful in today’s job market. Read on to learn about what data scientists do, what kinds of data science-related jobs are available, and how to become a data scientist.

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A Virtual Classroom Tour with Course Report

By Carlos Russo • December 16, 2020

During a recent webinar with the Course Report team, Roberto Reif walked the audience through a virtual classroom tour of our new data science & analytics bootcamps.

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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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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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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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Made at Metis: Predicting Stock Performance & AI-Generated Guided Meditations

By Emily Wilson • July 27, 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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Two Metis Team Members Featured in New Book, 'Mothers of Data Science'

By Emily Wilson • July 23, 2020

In a book published last week, read interviews with two Metis team members – Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez and Data Scientist Alice Zhao – about their experiences as mothers and data scientists.

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Misleading Graphs: Manipulating the Y-Axis

By Roberto Reif • April 06, 2020

One of the most commonly used charts for data visualization is the bar chart. But too often, the starting value of the y-axis is intentionally modified to skew our interpretation of the chart and the data. In this post, see examples and learn how to readily identify this issue.