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Made at Metis: Classifying Car Images; Navigating Media Bubbles with Data Science

By Emily Wilson • December 04, 2019

Read about two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp to see examples of what's possible to create in just 12 weeks.

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Does the Data Speak for Itself?

By Alex Nathan • November 25, 2019

In this post, Alex Nathan, Co-Founder of Aventrix Analytics and part-time Metis Corporate Training Instructor, asks the question: Does the Data Speak for Itself? As it turns out, the answer is no, because data alone is typically not enough to arrive at any conclusions. The following equation explains the source of discrepancy: DATA + ASSUMPTIONS = CONCLUSIONS. Read on to find out how data scientists can address this issue.

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How to Gather Data from YouTube

By Kimberly Fessel • November 11, 2019

In this post, learn how you can gain access to three types of YouTube data: the videos themselves for use in computer vision tasks, the video transcripts for natural language processing (NLP), and video search results for hybrid machine learning efforts.

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Course Report Guest Post: Beginner's Guide to Using Pandas for Python

By Metis • November 07, 2019

Last week, Metis Sr. Data Scientist Joe Eddy published an article on Course Report titled Pandas in Python: A Guide for Beginners. In it, he explains how Pandas was developed, how it's used by data scientists and within companies worldwide, and how beginners can start learning some basics on their own.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: Pandas for Python, Object Detection Solutions, & More

By Emily Wilson • November 01, 2019

When our Sr. 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.

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Made at Metis: Clustering NBA Playstyles Using Machine Learning; Automatic Pricing on Etsy

By Emily Wilson • November 04, 2019

This post features two final projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp. Take a look at what's possible to create in just 12 weeks, including these projects on Clustering NBA Playstyles Using Machine Learning and Automatic Pricing for Etsy Sellers.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: A Guide to Object Detection, ODSC West Talks & Workshops, & More

By Metis • September 30, 2019

When our Sr. 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.

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Made at Metis: Predicting Earthquakes & Visualizing Personality Profiles in Film

By Emily Wilson • September 30, 2019

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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A Beginner’s Guide to Object Detection

By Kimberly Fessel • September 18, 2019

This post from Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessell covers the basics of object detection: what it is, various approaches to it, the measurements used to judge its results, along with a few important considerations of modern object detection.

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Event Recap: Q&As with Metis Program Managers in Chicago & NYC

By Metis • August 30, 2019

We recently hosted two related live online Ask Me Anything sessions on our Community Slack Channel. The first was with Caroline Csernus, Bootcamp Program Manager in Chicago, and the second was with Jesel Roosevelt, Bootcamp Program Manager in NYC. Each answered questions about the overall Data Science Bootcamp experience, plus some specific questions pertaining to how things run at each location. Read highlights here.