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Demystifying Data Science Day 1: For Aspiring Data Scientists

By Metis • July 09, 2019

On the first day of our upcoming Demystifying Data Science live online conference, hear 8 talks + 3 interactive workshops, all designed for Aspiring Data Scientists so they can demystify data science by discussing the training, tools, and career path to one of the most in-demand jobs in the world. In this post, check out a preview of just some of what's to come on Day 1, and start planning so you can take it all in.

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ODSC Immersive AI Training & Career Development in NYC: Preview of Metis Talks

By Metis • June 25, 2019

On Friday and Saturday (June 28-29) in NYC, Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) is hosting a two-day event called Immersive AI Training and Career Development, at which three of our Sr. Data Scientists will give talks and/or host workshops (+ one of our bootcamp graduates who now teaches our Beginner Python & Math course!) In this post, get more info on each.

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Demystifying Data Science Day 2: For Business Leaders, Managers, & Practitioners

By Metis • June 24, 2019

On the second day of our upcoming Demystifying Data Science live online conference, hear 8 talks + 3 interactive workshops, all designed for Business Leaders, Managers, and Practitioners to learn best practices to successfully integrate data science into an organization. In this post, check out a preview of just some of what's to come on Day 2, and start planning so you can take it all in.

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AMA Recap: Understanding the Basics with Beginner Python & Math Instructor Samiyeh Mahmoudian

By Metis • June 18, 2019

We recently hosted an Ask Me Anything session on our Community Slack channel with Samiyeh (Sami) Mahmoudian, Sr. Data Scientist at Intertrust and instructor of our upcoming Live Online Beginner Python & Math for Data Science course. (Starts Monday, 6/24!) Read here for some highlights from the hour-long chat.

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AMA Recap: The Transition from Academia to Data Science with Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel

By Metis • June 05, 2019

Read this recap from a recent Ask Me Anything session with Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kimberly Fessel, who took questions about her transition from academia to data science. Kimberly holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in math biology, but realized that academia wasn't her long-term passion. Learn more about her path to data science here.

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AMA Recap: Q&A with Alison Cossette, Intro to Data Science Instructor

By Metis • May 16, 2019

During a recent Ask Me Anything session, attendees asked Alison Cossette (Director of Data Science in Research & Development at the NPD Group + instructor of our upcoming Intro to Data Science course) questions about what to expect and how to prepare for the course. Plus, they asked her about her experience as a Metis bootcamp student and graduate.

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ODSC East & Accelerate AI: Trainings & Talks from the Metis Team

By Metis • April 22, 2019

Attending ODSC East & Accelerate AI in Boston April 30th - May 1st? If so, be sure to check out these trainings and talks from our team members. They'll cover probabilistic programming, how to build generative adversarial networks, and how to build an effective data science project portfolio for your business.

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Bootcamp Questions, Answered: Q&A with Metis Admissions + Career Support

By Metis • April 05, 2019

Have questions about our data science bootcamp? We hosted a live Ask Me Anything session on our Community Slack channel feat. Metis Career Advisor Marybeth Redmond and Sr. Admissions Manager Josh Shaman. They answered a variety of questions about the bootcamp, ranging from the application process, job search, career trajectories, curriculum, expectations, and much more. Read here for some highlights!

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Q&A with Intro to Data Science Course Instructor/Creator Sergey Fogelson

By Metis • April 03, 2019

We recently hosted an Ask Me Anything session on our Community Slack channel with Sergey Fogelson, VP of Analytics & Measurement Sciences at Viacom + instructor of our upcoming Introduction to Data Science course. Attendees asked Fogelson questions about the course including what to expect, how to prepare, and how it will benefit their goals and careers. Read here for highlights from the hour-long chat.

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AMA Recap: Nathan Grossman, Metis Beginner Python & Math Course Instructor (+ Data Scientist at Wells Fargo)

By Metis • March 05, 2019

We hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on our Community Slack channel with Nathan Grossman, Data Scientist at Wells Fargo and instructor of our next Beginner Python and Math for Data Science course. Check out some highlights from the Q&A here.

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AMA Recap: A Conversation with Metis Beginner Python & Math Course Instructor

By Metis • February 05, 2019

We recently hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Sergey Fogelson, VP of Analytics and Measurement Sciences at Viacom and instructor of our upcoming Beginner Python and Math for Data Science course. Attendees asked questions about what to expect and how to prepare. Read the post for highlights from the hour-long chat. (Course starts Monday, 2/11!)

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What to Expect at Saturday's 'One Day at Bootcamp' Event (Registration Closes 1/24)

By Emily Wilson • January 20, 2019

We're counting down to Saturday, when we'll once again host our popular One Day at Bootcamp events in Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco, and New York City. Those curious about what it's like to be a student in our Data Science Bootcamp can register for a day of totally free, interactive training in Python with a focus on Pandas and SciKit Learn, taught by Metis Sr. Data Scientists (aka those who teach the bootcamp day in and day out!). Read what to expect from the event here.

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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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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!

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Free Live Online Conference: Demystifying Data Science Aims to Help Aspiring Data Scientists & Data-Curious Business Leaders

By Metis • June 04, 2018

We're excited to announce our second annual Demystifying Data Science conference – free and live online from July 24th-25th. For aspiring data scientists and data-curious business leaders, the conference will consist of 28 interactive data science talks from industry-leading speakers.

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Exclusive Event: How Do Recommendation Engines Work? (Apply By 2/12 For Invite)

By Emily Wilson • January 16, 2018

Recommendation engines are an integral part of modern business and life. You see them (and probably use them) everywhere – Amazon, Netflix, Spotify – the list can go on forever. So, what really drives them? Join us 2/15 as Metis Sr. Data Scientist Zach Miller breaks down the complex topic. (In order to receive your exclusive invitation, apply to our data science bootcamp by 2/12.)

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Keeping Up With the Deep Learning Curve (Exclusive Applicant-Only Online Event)

By Emily Wilson • November 14, 2017

Apply to the bootcamp by November 30th and receive an invitation to our upcoming exclusive online event featuring Metis Sr. Data Scientist Julia Lintern. Her talk is designed to help the beginner-level data scientist navigate the deep learning landscape.

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VIDEO: Metis Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez Delivers Keynote at Grace Hopper Conference

By Emily Wilson • October 24, 2017

Our Chief Data Scientist Dr. Debbie Berebichez was selected to give a keynote address at this year's Grace Hopper Celebration, the largest gathering of women technologists in the world. We're excited to share her inspiring address here. Watch and enjoy!

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Demystifying Data Science: Panel Event at our Seattle Grand Opening

By Emily Wilson • February 03, 2017

"Find your passion, think about what you're interested in – and it's not just data science, it's something else. We all have interests and passions and things that really excite us, and there's always a way to apply data science to it. That's really cool, there's a lot of data out there."

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Talking Data Science + Chess with Daniel Whitenack of Pachyderm

By Emily Wilson • January 09, 2017

On Thursday, January 19th, we're hosting a talk by Daniel Whitenack of Pachyderm. He'll discuss his analysis of the 2016 Chess Championship. Read a Q&A with him here!

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Demystifying Data Science at our Chicago Grand Opening

By Emily Wilson • November 02, 2016

We had the pleasure of hosting a Grand Opening event in Chicago a few weeks ago, ushering in our expansion to the Windy City. It was an evening of celebration, food, drinks, networking -- and of course, data science discussion!

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Metis Career Day: Meet Your Next Data Scientist

By Emily Wilson • August 31, 2016

Companies looking to hire data science talent can attend an upcoming Career Day in NYC or SF, where they'll meet all bootcamp graduates, watch final presentations, and network with potential employees.