Knewton Math Readiness, a web-based developmental math course built on the Knewton Adaptive Learning Platform, creates a guided, self-paced environment in which live instruction is optimized around targeted group sessions. The course presents students with personalized learning paths as it continually assesses their mathematical proficiency and adapts accordingly. Early efficacy… READ MORE
Posts by Christina Yu
Christina Yu works in marketing at Knewton. She holds an A.B in English from Dartmouth, where she graduated summa cum laude. She also holds an M.F.A in fiction writing from Notre Dame where she was the Diversity Fellow and Sparks Fellow at Hachette Book Group. In recent years, her fiction has appeared in various literary journals nationwide and has been nominated and cited for several Best American anthologies. Previously, she worked as a lecturer in English at Kean University and Southern Connecticut State. Check out the literary magazine she founded and publishes LitCouture and her blog, English Majors Unite.
Thanks to meetup.com, you can find a gathering to match every shade of identity, interest, career, and hobby you might have. For software engineers, there’s New York Software Engineers (1,800 members), NYC Java (2,700 members), NYC Python (nearly 3,000), Hadoop User Group (over 1,800), and New York Open Statistical Programming… READ MORE
Next up on our tour of the best engineering schools in the country: Cornell. We’ll be talking Knerd shop on February 5 at the Engineering & Technical Fair over at Barton Hall. Knewton software engineer, Brad Baebler will be happy to answer any questions about our Adaptive Learning Platform TM…. READ MORE
Over the next few months, we’ll be trekking around the country to visit college engineering programs and recruit a few good Knerds. One of our first stops is Carnegie Mellon, which just happens to be the alma mater of two of Knewton’s greatest data scientists. We made a short video… READ MORE
In a few weeks, we’ll be at one of the most venerable seats of higher learning all the world over: Cambridge, Massachusetts. Join us as we cast our genius net at the MIT Tech Fair on Monday, February 4 at Rockwell Cage!
In the coming months, we’ll be traveling to some of the most venerated institutions of higher learning to find rockstar engineers — and bring them back to Knewton. We’ll be at Harvard’s Startup Fair on Friday, February 1st talking Knerd shop. I will be joined by software engineer, Mohan Kolli… READ MORE
Last Monday, Knewton hosted the NY Tech Women holiday/birthday party. Since its inception last December, NY Tech Women has grown to include nearly one thousand women. Through happy hours, mixers, pre-meetups and other informal social events, the group offers a number of ways for women to develop a real sense… READ MORE
Knerd shirts: maybe you’ve seen them around Union Square or on the subway. Here at Knewton, we’re big fans of our oh-so-soft American Apparel tees. For our last hack day, our Head of Recruiting, Dave Garfinkel was inspired to create his very own T-shirt cannon. Facilities Coordinator Patrick Ward and… READ MORE
Join us on Tuesday, November 13 at one of the nation’s finest research universities, the University of Chicago. Esteemed Knerd and U of Chicago alum, Jordan Lewis will talk about tackling some of the world’s toughest engineering problems. Click here for event details! Here’s Jordan: And here’s David Yourdon, another… READ MORE
This past Tuesday, Knewton hosted one of NY’s most intense machine learning/big data events of the year. Over 100 people came out to mingle and listen to an awesome lineup of speakers. If you have the time, check out the full recording: Otherwise, here’s a quick look at what went… READ MORE