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    Engineering Your Job Search

    By Byte on Aug 12, 2020 9:26:42 AM

    If you’ve been keeping up with technology news, you’ve likely come across one or two articles recently about developer salary. There are some strong opinions out there.

    Topics: Careers Programming Tips Job Search
    1 min read

    Byte Academy's MedTech Program

    By Byte on Aug 12, 2020 9:26:32 AM

    Learn to Code for the Medical Industry With New York City’s first MedTech Program!

    Also a score for diversity as one of NYC’s top female engineers spearheads it

    Byte Academy, the first programming school to teach FinTech (Financial Technology), expands course offerings by launching the first MedTech (Medical Technology) bootcamp in New York City. Curriculum will emphasize project-based learning that prepares students for careers in the MedTech and HealthTech (Healthcare Technology) fields.

    Topics: FinTech Careers medtech
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    No Computer Science Degree But Want To Enter the Tech Industry?

    By Byte on Aug 12, 2020 9:12:30 AM

    A common question people have with regards to breaking into the tech sphere is if a Computer Science degree is necessary to do so. Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero, delves into this question while simultaneously making an important distinction between the desire to manage a tech company and the desire to program for such a company.

    Topics: Careers computer science Python tech industry
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    Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street

    By Emily on Aug 12, 2020 9:06:45 AM

    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 their power. Quants are a specialized set that cannot be ignored…

    Topics: FinTech Current Events Algos Careers Wall Street news Quantitative Trading Quant
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    Student Interview: From Aerospace To Blockchain CTO

    By Emily on Aug 12, 2020 9:05:09 AM

    Meet recent grad Stephane Gallet, whose background includes founding a travel company (based in Brazil) and aerospace.  Even before  graduating Byte's immersive blockchain  bootcamp program, Stephane was offered a role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO)/ VP Engineering at one of New York City's leading blockchain startups where he currently is loving his job.  (He even stops by to visit and collaborate with the team from his Alma Mater).

    Topics: Student Stories Cryptocurrency Startup Careers Interview Blockchain student interview
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    How to Break Into Machine Learning

    By Byte on Aug 6, 2020 7:12:15 AM

    Everyone seems to be intrigued by Machine Learning, which has become a "buzz word" lately.  Although intimidating,  you can certainly break into the field, or learn more about another phrase we hear a lot, Natural Language Processing. Read some tips and background from Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero, who teaches our Data Science course. Lesley also teaches a class in machine learning for those interested in the particular area.

    Topics: Natural Language Processing Machine Learning Big Data Careers Data Engineer Data Science Programming Tips
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    Coding Bootcamp Alumni Survey

    By Byte on Aug 6, 2020 6:28:20 AM

    Course Report, a leader in coding bootcamp information, recently published its 2015 Course Report Outcomes and Demographics Study survey of recent alumni.   National publications such as Forbes and Business Insider have been picking up the news.  Here’s our take on a few items, two in each category.

    Topics: Student Stories Careers Python bootcamp
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    Computational Science 101

    By Byte on Aug 6, 2020 6:23:21 AM

    Read tips from Byte's Data Scientist, Lesley Cordero, regarding how to get started in computational science.

    Topics: Careers Python byte academy computational science Data Science Programming Tips
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    Behind The Future of Work

    By Emily on Aug 6, 2020 6:21:00 AM

    LiquidTalent, a job matching platform focused on tech officially launched last week after gaining a significant presence in its home, New York City. “Liquid Talent,” is an industry buzz word for intensive on the job training and refers to the opportunities to broaden employee skill sets and work on client business in different geographies and across disciplines. LiquidTalent’s job platform matches candidates – talent -  to hirers based on actual projects, rather than resumes.  The significance of school GPA? “Not important,” says CEO and Co-Founder Alex Abelin, “we really want to see the actual work you have done and what you can do.” Alex had been at Google many years before launching his company.

    Topics: Student Stories Careers Career Tips tech industry
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    Blockchain Developers are in High Demand: Are you Ready?

    By Kiran Datar on Aug 6, 2020 6:18:30 AM

    Blockchain has emerged as the next big thing in highly paid IT careers with the demand increasing almost 2000% according to Upwork (global freelancing platform). From a part time passion project to the hottest skill in demand - blockchain technology has come a long way. Blockchain distributed ledger system is proving to be effective in securely storing records of transactions and industries from finance to medicine to agriculture are moving quickly to integrate the technology into their services and systems.

    Topics: Careers Blockchain