December 2014 | Civis Analytics

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Civis or the Academy?

Civis or the Academy?

by Stephen Hoover

People at Civis come from a variety of backgrounds, and several of us left academia to work here. Myself, I earned a PhD in physics from UCLA, then spent four years doing cutting-edge cosmology research at the University of Chicago before coming to work with Civis. I still love physics, but coming to work at Civis was definitely the right...

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On building stuff at AWS re:Invent 2014

On building stuff at AWS re:Invent 2014

by Civis Analytics

Our founder, Dan Wagner, was recently featured at AWS re:Invent in a Founders Fireside Chat with Amazon CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels. Watch the full video, or read an excerpt below: Werner Vogels: “So do you actually build stuff?” Dan Wagner: “We do!” Werner Vogels: “So tell us the kinds of things that you build?” Dan Wagner: “We left the campaign...

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