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High School Technology Services Joins LF AI & Data

By March 11, 2021No Comments

Guest Author: Matt Zand, President of High School Technology Services

Why Did HSTS Join the LF AI and Data?

Matt Zand is the president of HSTS that provides high school students and adults with coding and technology training. He also is running 3 community Meetup groups (Coding and Technology Classes, JavaScript DC and Coding Bootcamps) with 4,400 members in Washington DC metro areas. Through our live events and training services, we teach students how to become a data scientist by offering courses such as Intro to Data Science, Python, and Machine Learning, and along the way, we promote best practices for data analytic design, development, and maintenance.

HSTS also collaborates with its Coding Bootcamps to offer more self-paced training related to data science and data analytics and frameworks.  Likewise, HSTS has partnered with DC Web Makers in building and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analytic Solutions especially related to blockchain applications. Specifically, the majority of blockchain data are stored off-the-chain where data scientists will analyze and extract business insights from transaction data. In short, in the production of a blockchain application, data analysts need to run and analyze data to boost the blockchain network performance.

One of the key barriers for AI adoption is the lack of proper training as many small companies lack skilled professionals in planning, designing, and developing their AI applications. Likewise, AI economy needs skilled people from all parts of the organization to collaborate. We believe with the advent of emerging technologies like blockchain and AI, the well-made standardized AI and data analytics will play a vital role in the IT operation and management of companies. Indeed, the more companies pursue automation best practices, the more they value the importance of AI and data science. As such, to achieve this, companies need to provide their IT team with the latest training on design and development methods, and standards intended for AI and data analytics. This is how great AIs are built!

In our journey of providing the community with AI training and best practices, we write and publish many hands-on guides (articles and tutorials) on our sites. To learn more about our training services, visit

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