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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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Made at Metis: Predicting Court Decisions with Machine Learning, Analyzing Why Planes Crash, & More

By Emily Wilson • August 28, 2019

This post features three 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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3 Ways to Improve Your Data Science Communication Skills

By Lara Kattan • August 10, 2019

Data scientists are often described as hybrids: part statistician, part computer scientist; part analyst, part strategist. But while we focus on the myriad technical skills that a data scientist should possess, we often overlook one of the foundational skills (without which the whole edifice falls apart): communication skills. In this post, read three tips for improving your professional communication skills.

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Made at Metis: Recommendation Systems for Making Meals + Choosing Beer

By Emily Wilson • July 08, 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 a meal recommendation app based on the produce you have at home + a recommendation engine to help you choose your next favorite beer.

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Made at Metis: Analysis of Bitcoin's Utility + Cultural Impact of Cosmo Covers

By Carlos Russo • April 26, 2019

In this edition of the Made at Metis blog series, check out two bootcamp final projects: an analysis of bitcoin's utility and an examination of the cultural impact of Cosmopolitan magazine covers.

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Seattle Data Science Career Advice: Landing a Job in The Emerald City

By Marybeth Redmond • April 23, 2019

Let’s face it: today's job market is confusing – perhaps even more so in data science, where job titles are all over the map, needed skill sets aren’t always clear in job descriptions, interviews are famously intense, and so forth. In this post, Metis Seattle Career Advisor Marybeth Redmond explains how to effectively navigate the tricky waters of the job search, particularly in the Seattle area.

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From Intro to Data Science Grad, to Bootcamp Grad, to Data Scientist: A Q&A with Renkoh Kato

By Carlos Russo • January 30, 2019

When we refer to Renkoh Kato as a "Metis graduate," we mean it in multiple ways. He first graduated from our part-time Introduction to Data Science course before applying to and graduating from our full-time Data Science Bootcamp. He's now a Data Scientist at JPMorgan Chase. In this post, read a brief Q&A about his journey from Intro student, to Bootcamp student, to Data Scientist.

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

By Carlos Russo • 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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Tips For Maintaining a Positive Attitude During Your Job Hunt

By Ashley Purdy • September 13, 2018

Finding a job is hard. Finding a job when transitioning to a new field, specifically data science, can be even tougher. In this post, I want to share with you some ways to keep you sane and motivated in your job search.