Year: 2016

Event Coverage: FinDEVr 2017 New York

On March 22, Byte Academy partnered again with Finovate Group on the second annual FinDEVr New York.   The conference, which is part of THE FinTech for developers event series,  had been held solely on the West coast for years before its 2016 New ...

A Banker’s Guide To Winning His First Hackathon

Hackathons aren't all about  glasses, geeks, pocket-protectors, and Red Bull, although such stereotypes may turn off many from entering them... This may have been the case with Dan Griffin, a self proclaimed "finance guy," who had considered enter...

Singapore FinTech Festival Coverage: Hackathon & “Learning Bytes”

Don't have FOMO.  Check out our Singapore FinTech Festival coverage: We were honored to partner with the Monetary Authority of Singapore on their first week-long global Singapore FinTech Festival in November which coincided with our Singapore cam...

Preparing For Facebook’s Data Science Interview

Read on how to prepare and ace the Data Science interview from our Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero. Lesley describes her experience taking the technical test at leading tech companies, including Facebook and Foursquare. I have a 20 min technical te...

About Natural Language Processing

Natural Language Processing or NLP for short is a field of computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) and computational linguistics concerned with the interactions between computers and human natural language.  It's a relatively new field and a ...