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Applications of Python in Data Science

By Byte on Sep 18, 2020 6:44:20 AM

Data Science is the hottest job of this century and companies irrespective of the domain they work on are expanding their business to support analytics and make meaning insights from the data. Data has become an asset to every organization wherein it helps in taking business decisions and helps in the growth of the organization.

Topics: Python data science applications of python
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Getting started with Django - A Beginner's Guide

By Byte on Sep 18, 2020 4:07:56 AM

Are you interested in developing website but confused where to start with? Then this article is for you. There are a lot many web development frameworks available to start with, Django is the rapid wed development framework preferred by most of the web developers and it is also been used by many companies customized for their independent projects.

Topics: Python django getting started with django
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Data Analyst vs Data Scientist

By Byte on Aug 20, 2020 8:27:22 AM

Data Analyst and Data Scientist are the hottest careers in the big data world. Most of the budding data aspirants think that Data Scientist is a jargon used for Data Analysts.

Topics: data engineer data science
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Why use Stellar over Ethereum for Payments

By Emily on Aug 17, 2020 1:36:24 PM

Recently edChain, one of the first distributed networks for education, switched from ethereum to Stellar for payments on its content distribution platform. Ethereum, the most popular blockchain for payments, with thousands upon thousands of transactions occurring per day, has run into problems, due to its popularity, particularly high cost, which is the prime reason edChain made the switch.

Topics: payments education edchain Blockchain
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Preparing For Finovate: The Largest FinTech Conference in the World

By Emily on Aug 17, 2020 1:34:44 PM

Byte Academy is heading to London to provide exclusive coverage of Finovate Europe.  The conference is one of the largest, if not the largest, FinTech conference in the world with more than 1500 attendees - VCs, Founders, Developers, and C- Level Executives - from all over the world. It is perhaps only eclipsed by Finovate Fall in New York City, the conference's original venue

So how to best prepare for our venture abroad especially when it’s to a cosmopolitan, FinTech center like London? This is a semi-shopaholic wannabe jet-setter's guide who soon realized that many companies demoing would provide solutions for travel details and making payments.

Topics: Finovate FinTech Careers trends events
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The Rise of the New FinTech Middle Man

By Emily on Aug 17, 2020 1:34:29 PM

As large banks embrace FinTech start-ups and their advanced technology rather than compete against them, both parties aim to eliminate the “middle man” in financial services transactions. This “middle man” is a metaphor for the different steps of customer interaction that technology has removed to make banking more efficient. However, in the hyper-speed environment from which bank - start-up integrations emerge, a new middle man - between these parties has become necessary.

Topics: FinTech Startup Careers bitcoin trends Blockchain
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InsurTech + Girl Power Hit Webster Hall For FinTech Startup Conference

By Emily on Aug 17, 2020 1:34:20 PM

Empire Startups, a thriving startup FinTech community, held it’s annual FinTech Conference on Tuesday, April 26 at concert venue Webster Hall.  The sold-out audience of 560 attendees consisted of early stage startups and larger companies in roughly equal proportion.

Topics: FinTech events conference
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Data Science vs Machine Learning - Exploring the two paradigms

By Kiran Datar on Aug 17, 2020 1:34:10 PM

Data Science is the coveted new career around the block but not many can define the exact role of a data scientist. Being a relatively new field of work with people signing up for the role from different backgrounds, data science as a discipline requires a very broad skill set. Data mining, data analysis, machine learning, business analysis, data visualization, A/B testing are some of the skills a data scientist should have.

Topics: Data Science vs Machine Learning data science
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Top 3 Ways Data Analytics Can Reduce Costs In Healthcare and Medicine

By Sejal Gupta on Aug 17, 2020 1:34:00 PM

Topics: big data healthcare smart device healthtech data science medtech
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Career Transition: Data Scientist Q&A

By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 1:33:51 PM

At Byte Academy, we teach a variety of courses within the field of Data Science. From our full-time immersive to our mini-courses in topics like Machine Learning and Data Visualization, we're consistently asked about what a career transition into Data Science looks like. To provide some guidance to our prospective students and blog readers, we've asked our own Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero, for her own perspective on frequently asked questions.

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