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Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street Monarchy

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of thei...

From Concept to Company – 5 Tips for Every Entrepreneur

Taking the decision to start your own venture is never easy. But once you overcome your initial hesitation and take the plunge, your life will take a turn for the better. Here are our 5 tips for every aspiring entrepreneur to keep in mind as they emb...

The Bright Side Of The Labor Market: Coding (No Pocket Protector Required)

At first glance, the labor market looks dour for many Millennials and Generation Z. In a 2015 report by McKinsey, the International Labour Organization estimates that 73.4 million people aged 15-24 are jobless. At the same time there seem to be job v...

Computational Science 101

Read tips from our Data Science instructor, Lesley Cordero, regarding how to get started in computational science. How does one get started in computational science? Assuming you have the proper background in whichever science you’re looking to a...

Women Coders in Tech? (Kick More Ass With Scholarships)

In the 1940's more than half of programmers were women, yet, that proportion hovers around 25% today, with many studies finding that the actual percentage of women is closer to 10% - 20%.  When big tech companies revealed how few of their female em...