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Sep 28    Galvanize

6 Tips to Ace Your Web Development Technical Interview

Even the most confident coder can turn into a sweaty mess at the prospect of a technical interview. The good news is that with the right preparation, you’ll be ready to field complex questions without…

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Sep 22    Tony Rehagen

Scoring Big: From DraftKings to Data Science

After gambling and winning big on professional athletes in fantasy football, Mark Coup is now betting on himself. Last winter, Coup raked in more than $20,000 from a DraftKings Pro Bowl and Super Bowl tournament.…

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Sep 22    Galvanize

Fresh Blood: The Democratization of Enterprise Data Science

This article was contributed by James Kobielus, IBM Data Science Evangelist. Disruptive data applications don't germinate spontaneously. Organizations must plant the seeds through continuing investments in data science, cognitive computing, advanced analytics, data engineering, and other…

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Sep 19    Haley Gray

Why You Need a Data Scientist on Your Team

A data scientist is, essentially, a statistician who can code. That might not sound like a big deal, but in reality, companies are chomping at the bit to hire data scientists–so much so that Glassdoor just…

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Sep 16    Galvanize

Denver Startup Week Delivers Record-Breaking Attendance

Denver Startup Week is nearing its close, but what a week it was! With a record-breaking number of attendees –– 12,500 –– DSW just became the biggest free entrepreneurial event in North America. Attendees enjoyed…

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Sep 16    Galvanize

Data Science Pros Share Industry Insights

In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared “data scientist”as the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. Since then, the role has become a major “must” for companies in every business sector, and job growth continues…

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Sep 14    Galvanize

Going Green: Scaling Existing Tech into the Cannabis Sector

“Cannabias,” the practice in the business world of denying service to cannabis-related companies, represents a major opportunity for software startups, panelists at a Denver Startup Week presentation told an audience Tuesday afternoon at Galvanize Golden…

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Sep 13    Galvanize

Remote Life: Building Startups Through Remote Work Culture

For startups, many factors argue against a traditional office-based work structure. At “Remote Life: Building Startups Through Remote Work Culture,” Tuesday morning’s Denver Startup Week panel at Galvanize Golden Triangle, four experts talked about how…

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Sep 13    Galvanize

6 Do’s and Don’ts for a Data Science Resume that Gets You Hired

Data scientists may be in high demand, but no matter how talented you are, you won’t get hired without a high-impact resume. We’ve rounded up some can’t-miss tips for effectively showcasing your value to a…

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Sep 12    Galvanize

Ready, Set, Startup! How Denver Startup Week Began

Denver Startup Week has become a phenomenon, with this years’ event attracting an estimated 11,000 attendees. But how did this week-long celebration of all things tech begin? Believe it or not, it started with the…

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Sep 9    Galvanize

Beer, Swag, and Brilliant Minds: Denver Startup Week Breakdown

Denver Startup Week launches Monday, September 12, 2016, kicking off the largest gathering of startup power in the nation. With hundreds of free programs, from workshops and seminars to panels and pub crawls, this one-of-a-kind…

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Sep 8    Dynelle Abeyta

Pair Programming: Two Heads are Better than One

With GitHub, developers have the opportunity to share and collaborate with other developers on their projects. But not all collaboration happens on GitHub. Let’s take a look at why pair programming is an essential skill…

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Sep 6    Galvanize

4 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Coding Bootcamp

High school students have plenty of resources when choosing a college; Applicants can easily find information on everything from dorm room descriptions to campus cafeteria ratings. Evaluating a coding bootcamp can be a different story…

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Aug 25    Galvanize

Upward Mobility for the Under-Employed: CEO Jim Deters’ Take

You’ve sent out dozens of carefully crafted cover letters, networked with everyone in a 100-mile radius and still ended up with a gig that isn’t quite what you want. We’ve all been there, and it…

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Aug 22    Lisa Marshall

Making Memories Vaulted Artifact Uprising From the Basement Into the Mainstream

There comes a day in the life of every successful startup when the makeshift basement office will no longer do. For Jenna Walker, co-founder of the recently-acquired photobook company Artifact Uprising, that day, in 2013,…

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Aug 22    Bo Moore

Ever Wonder How Spotify Discover Weekly Works? Data Science

New music is everywhere. Hundreds if not thousands of new albums are released each week between major labels, mid-level subsidiaries, independent shops, and droves of label-less hopefuls. So with all those sweet new tunes out…

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Aug 19    Galvanize

Educator Takes Own Advice in Discovering Data Science

Katherine Aquino spent years in traditional education advising women to pursue jobs in technology. One day, she decided it was time to take her own advice. With her experience in a variety of education systems,…

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Aug 19    Tony Rehagen

How Travel Startup Pana Took Flight

In the spring of 2014, Devon Tivona and Lianne Haug were seniors at the University of Colorado Boulder, poised to take their degrees in computer science and slide into cushy jobs at big-name tech companies…

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Aug 17    Dynelle Abeyta

Hustle + Grow: Status Page Acquired by Atlassian, Denver Innovation Lab Launches First U.S. Office

Hustle + Grow is a monthly showcase of member news, media features, and success stories across the Galvanize community. StatusPage acquired by Atlassian. StatusPage, a Denver-based status communication company, was recently acquired by Atlassian. Joining…

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Aug 17    Galvanize

From the Source: Frank Burkholder’s Improbable Path to Data Science Instructor

This is From the Source, a regular series where you hear the stories of the Galvanize community straight from the source. This week, Galavanize Data Science associate instructor (and DSI graduate) Frank Burkholder discusses a…

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Aug 16    Lisa Marshall

How This Navy Pilot Targeted a Data Science Career

With a mathematics degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a master’s in business from Notre Dame, and years of experience flying military helicopters into war zones in the Middle East, Michael Hood already seemed plenty…

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Aug 15    Haley Gray

Tech Talent: Why Demand is Still Growing (With No End In Sight)

Be it on the front-end or back-end, web developers do, essentially, one thing: they create your experience on the internet. The web-based industry is booming, and unlike the dot-com bubble that we remember bursting in…

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Aug 15    Jim Deters

45 Million Ways to Transform Lives

I started Galvanize with my two co-founders, Chris and Lawrence, with a radical goal: Solve the innovation and talent gap by making opportunities in technology available to all those with the aptitude, drive and determination,…

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Aug 12    Tony Rehagen

Is Buster Posey Destined for the Baseball Hall of Fame? Data Science Says Yes

Andrew Yeh has always been fascinated with data science—whether he realized it or not. As a kid growing up in Houston, Yeh was obsessed with baseball, specifically the hometown Astros. He pored over the batting…

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Aug 11    Galvanize

From the Source: Startup Advice From GrowthX Founding Partner Max Menke

This is From the Source, a regular series where you hear the stories of the Galvanize community straight from the source. This week, GrowthX founding partner Max Menke discusses his time spent living in China,…

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