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How Big Data Benefits Cryptocurrency

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency has risen in popularity. In 2009, Bitcoin became the first form of digital currency. Now, there are over 100 million people who hold a piece of the digital currency market and thousands of cryptocurrencies, firmly establishing a new digital form of investing. Due to the unregulated nature of the Internet, there is always the potential for frauds and scams. As popularity for cryptocurrency has [...]

By |July 20th, 2021|

Looking for Software Developer Jobs? You’ll Need These Skills

US News & World Report, Indeed, and Glassdoor all agree — software developer jobs rank among the top tech jobs in the U.S. When looking at factors like salary, demand growth, and job satisfaction, software developer jobs stand out among the technology industry — and even among other industries. Software developers may be in charge of creating apps, updating software programs, or maintaining systems. They also usually involve specialization in [...]

By |July 18th, 2021|

Why is Data Visualization Important?

Data scientists spend a lot of time analyzing data and determining important trends and patterns that can impact a company’s future. However, explaining these trends and patterns — and presenting them to leaders in a company — can be challenging.  This is where data visualization comes in. Data visualization is utilized in many ways when it comes to data analysis. Through the creation of graphics like charts or maps, these [...]

By |July 13th, 2021|

Who is Steve Wozniak? 5 Facts About WOZ’s Founder

Working alongside friend Steve Jobs, Wozniak invented the Apple I computer, a user-friendly alternative to traditional computers.  The pair designed the Apple I computer out of Job’s bedroom and garage — Wozniak tinkered and refined the electronics, while Jobs mastered the perfect marketing techniques. In 1976, they started Apple Computers with Ronald Wayne and in 1977 introduced the Apple II, the beginnings of the tech giant that we all know [...]

By |July 12th, 2021|

An Open Q&A With Current Students at Woz U x ENTITY Academy

While still relatively new, the field of data science experiences disproportionate gender representation, where men hold a majority of data science positions. Efforts have been made to steadily address this noticeable gender gap. However, progress has been slow. According to a 2020 Borsch Works Study, the percentage of women in data science roles increased to 36% in 2020. In 2015, women accounted for only 28% of data science roles. To [...]

By |July 11th, 2021|

What is UX Design and How do I Start?

A pleasant and effortless user experience isn’t a coincidence. It’s created through (UX) design, a process that allows designers to build great websites, apps, and products that cater to those who use it. UX design, often confused with user interface (UI) design, involves more than clever graphic design techniques or cunning color combinations. Find out what UX design is and how you can get started in pursuing it as a [...]

By |June 21st, 2021|
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