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Thursday, January 9 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm

AMA About Beginner Python & Math for Data Science Course & the Metis Bootcamp

NOTE: This is a live "Ask Me Anything" within Zoom. Zoom link: bit.ly/32PPeSm Do you want to learn more about data science but have no idea where to start? This course is for absolute beginners looking for an introduction to the basic Python programming and mathematical principles essential to learn as a first step toward developing data science skills or a new career in the field. We will cover:Introduction to programming in PythonCommon Python libraries: NumPy, Pandas, MatplotlibFoundations of linear algebraFoundations of calculusFoundations of probabilityFoundation of statistics Course details:January 13th - February 24thMondays and Thursdays6:30pm - 9:30pm PT Damien has experience bringing esoteric subjects down to Earth. Currently, he is a Data Scientist at Stitch Fix focusing on Inventory Algorithms and a Part-time Data Science Instructor for the Corporate Training team at Metis. Previously, he was a Senior Data Scientist at Metis who helped develop and deliver curriculum to accelerate data science learning for teams. After completing a PhD in cosmology, he spent his time developing project-based learning in physics, math and computer science at small liberal arts colleges. He loves developing projects that are relevant and interesting, while still highlighting the important concepts. After leaving the classroom, Damien worked as a curriculum designer and data scientist for a small San Francisco recruiting startup for people looking for coding jobs. When he's not working on lectures, Damien can be found studying Wing Tsun, playing Go, or on a photo hike. ************* About Metis Metis (thisismetis.com/) accelerates data science learning for individuals, companies, and institutions through corporate training and accredited, immersive bootcamps. The Metis bootcamp curriculum is designed and delivered by highly educated and industry-experienced practitioners, and all bootcamp graduates receive hands-on career support until they’re hired. Campuses are located in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. On the corporate side, Metis works with large organizations who want to up-skill their teams in data science and analytics to gain efficiencies, remain competitive, and improve their bottom lines. Metis is proud to be backed by Kaplan, a global leader in education. ************* Join our Metis Community Slack channel! Apply here: bit.ly/MetisCommunitySlack ************* Metis Code of Conduct Metis is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). If you have any questions or you're made to feel uncomfortable by anyone on our campus or at one of our offsite events, please let one of the staff members know right away. The matter will be taken seriously and promptly addressed.


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