Data Science

AI vs Machine Learning vs Deep Learning: What’s the Difference?

When Deepmind’s AlphaGo won 4 out of 5 matches against the then Go Champion Lee Se-dol, the entire world took notice. Heralded as a triumph for Artificial Intelligence, this moment was an important step towards making sophisticated AI powered machi...

How to Ride the Big Data Wave in 2017

Due to an exponential increase in data in the 21st century, a new term "Big Data" was coined few years back. Investopedia defines big data as “the growth in the volume of structured and unstructured data, the speed at which it is created and col...

Top Five Reasons To Fall In Love With Programming

This Valentine's Day we want to express our love for programming - we've narrowed it to our top five.  We are particularly passionate for Python, the coding language which our full-stack curriculum emphasizes.  It's also used heavily in the data sc...

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...

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 ...