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Eileen McNulty

Eileen McNulty-Holmes is the Head of Content for Data Natives, Europe’s largest data science conference. For the past ten years, they have written, edited and strategised for companies and publications spanning tech, arts and culture. With a core focus in journalism and content, Eileen has also spoken at conferences, organised literary and art events, mentored others in journalism, and had their fiction and essays published in a range of publications. They are passionate about amplifying marginalised voices in their field (particularly those from the LGBTQ community), AI, and dressing like it’s still the ’80s

Artificial IntelligenceData NativesFeaturedMachine Learning

Perhaps even moreso than even big data or blockchain, AI is fast becoming the buzzword on everyone’s lips. Machine learning has been a promising field for years, but with the astonishing success of deep learning techniques, we’re rapidly being propelled into an automated future. But can AI withstand the hype?

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Artificial IntelligenceFeaturedInterviewsMachine Learning

In terms of pioneering data-based technology, IBM are the gold standard. Indeed, IBM has held the record for receiving the most patents every year for the past 25 years and has developed countless revolutionary technologies, from SQL to the world’s fastest supercomputer. It should come as no surprise that IBM

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BI & AnalyticsData NativesFeaturedStartupsStartups

An insider tip: if you’re looking for the real inside track on tech innovation at a conference, look to the startups. Undoubtedly the larger companies have the resources and brainpower to fuel the innovations of tomorrow, but many of the nascent ideas which will revolutionise the ways we live and

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Data NativesData ScienceFeatured

The pace of life and industry is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Interconnected tech, inconceivably fast data processing capabilities and sophisticated methods of using this data all mean that we’re living in fast-forward. The Data Natives Conference 2018 will be exploring life at an accelerated pace, and what rapid innovation

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Technology & IT

The old saying goes “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”- and in the tech industry, this sentiment is truer than ever. When careers are forged by meeting the right employer or investor at the right time, networking is a vital skill- thus, conferences become a key facet

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Artificial IntelligenceBig DataData ScienceEventsFeaturedMachine LearningNews

Preparations are well underway for the 2018 edition of Data Natives– the data driven conference of the future, hosted in Dataconomy’s hometown of Berlin. Data Natives brings together a global community of data-driven pioneers to explore the technologies that are shaping our world- from big data to blockchain, from AI

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BlockchainData ScienceFeaturedHealthcareMachine LearningStartupsStartupsTech TrendsTechnology & IT

Great tech events often feature a stunt or two that attendees will be talking about long after the conference hall has closed its doors; on this front, CUBE Tech Fair 2018 certainly delivered. Attendees got to witness an audience member pilot a drone with his mind (thanks to Emotiv’s President

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Case StudiesData ScienceIndustrial Goods & Services

In 1913, the Ford Motor Company was at the forefront of car manufacture. Designing the reasonably-priced Model T to appeal to the masses and employing division of labour & moblised assembly lines in the factory made Ford the largest automobile factory in the world at that time. In 2007, the

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Data Science 101Machine Learning

Whether you’re entirely new to the field of big data, or looking to expand your machine learning knowledge; whether you have 3 hours or 3 minutes; whether you want you want to know more about the technology, or the high-level applications- this list is a sample of the best Youtube

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Events

The re:publica is one of the largest and most exciting conferences about digital culture in the world. Since its foundation in 2007, it has grown from a cozy blogger meeting with 700 participants into a wide-ranging “society conference”, with more than 6000 visitors annually. Representatives of digital culture share their

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