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3 Ways to Learn Live Online with Metis

By Jane Durand • March 27, 2020

At a challenging time like now, when remote learning is the only option, our live online capabilities have enabled us to continue serving our students and clients without skipping a beat. Here are 3 ways you can learn live online with us.

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Deep Dive: Math for Data Science Webinar on Course Report

By Carlos Russo • February 24, 2020

In partnership with Course Report, Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel recently hosted a Math for Data Science webinar. During the 40-minute conversation, Kimberly highlights why you need math skills to be a Data Scientist and goes in-depth into which types of math you need to know in order to launch your career and find lasting success.

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5 Common Questions from Bootcamp Applicants

By Emily Wilson • February 17, 2020

While there are a number of ways to enter the data science field, we believe an immersive bootcamp is the most efficient and effective path with the best overall return on investment. But understandably, many people have questions about how a bootcamp will help them navigate the process of landing a job in the field. In this post, we share answers to 5 common questions that we receive from potential applicants.

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As Data Science Grows in Colombia, Grad’s Career Flourishes

By Emily Wilson • February 13, 2020

Bootcamp graduate Mónica Ramirez was well-positioned when the data science boom hit Colombia, where she was born and raised. Read how her experience at our New York City bootcamp helped further her career at home.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: Quantitative Drawbacks of Word Clouds; How to Solve Math Puzzles, & More

By Emily Wilson • January 24, 2020

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: Video Search Engine Using Salsa Dance Videos & Predicting Strategy in StarCraft

By Carlos Russo • January 13, 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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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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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 Carlos Russo • 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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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.