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Livestream: Basic Python for Data Science: A Dataset of Ice and Fire

September 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

NOTE: Please sign-in at via the Livestream link below. Thank you! 

This hands-on workshop will introduce some of the basics of data science using the Python programming language. For an added layer of fun, we’ll be working with this dataset. By the end, you should know how to set up your environment, import libraries, explore data, conduct some analysis, and even create a visualization. 


7:00 – 7:30 – Meet and Greet + Environment Setup

7:30 – 8:30 – Content and Livestream

8:30 – 9:00 – Wind-down and Q&A

What to Know and Bring (MANDATORY)

Your laptop with charger

Set up Jupyter Notebooks on your computer via https://continuum.io/downloads

Recommended: learn some basic Python here


About the Instructor 

Lee Ngo is the national data science evangelist for Metis and a self-described “educational technology community architect.” Lee believes in learning by doing, engaging and sharing, and he teaches code through a combination of visual communication, teamwork, and project-oriented learning. 

About Metis 

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. 

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

Learn more about us at https://thisismetis.c….

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Metis Code of Conduct

Metis is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof).

We do not tolerate harassment of students, staff, or visitors in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event including talks, workshops, parties, and other online media. Individuals and groups that do not abide by these rules will be asked to leave and, if necessary, prohibited from future events.

If you have any questions or you’re made to feel uncomfortable by anyone on our campus or at one of our offsite events, please let one of the staff members know right away. The matter will be taken seriously and promptly addressed.


September 28, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:


Chicago, IL us


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