Career

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 Better Coders Than Men? (Kick More Ass With Scholarships)

In the 1940's more than half of programmers were women, yet, that proportion hovers around 25% today.  Many studies find that the actual percentage of women is more like 10% - 20%.  When big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees...

Preparing For Facebook’s Data Science Interview

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

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 ...