How one data scientist went from coding camp to defending the earth from meteorites

Image: NASA Everyone wants to launch a code camp these days. Even the White House is backing its own initiative. Despite the rush to spin up new schools to try to train developers to meet rising demand, there is little information about how good the students are who graduate from these programs. Do they stack up? While it’s too soon to give a definitive answer, Holberton School in San Francisco just got a big boost to its bona fides. Holberton student Sravanthi Sinha was just accepted into one of the most prestigious engineering internships in the world, NASA’s Frontier Development Lab with the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California. The interns, gathered from around the world from top universities such as U.C. Berkeley and Cambridge, are teaming up to help…


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