Eileen McNulty
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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

Data ScienceMachine Learning

It almost goes without saying that Tinder has taken the dating world by storm. Stats released late last year revealed that Tinder’s 50-million-strong userbase complete over a billion left and right swipes every single day. The success has often been attributed to the fact that Tinder is the closest virtual

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Internet of Things

Having accelerated 200 startups who’ve raised €64,693,647 between them, Startupbootcamp know a thing or two about sniffing out killer startups. For their IoT & Data Accelerator, they received 250 applications, and heard 150 pitches across 12 days, from just 10 were selected. We had a chance to speak to five

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Big Data

When you think of the field services and maintenance industries, it’s likely that big data & cutting edge tech don’t spring to mind. Far from slick, up-to-the-minute tech and data-optimised logistics on the backend, many service technicians are still doing everything by the book, literally- many smaller enterprises haven’t yet

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Events

Do you have an idea for a digital innovation in travel? Can you code a working mobile or web application in 24 hours that helps travelers discover, enhance or share their journey? Does your original idea have the “wow factor” to win a share of Euro 3,000 in cash prizes

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Data Science

Only a month into the year, and already several of our expert’s predictions for 2015 in big data are coming into fruition. 2015 is certainly looking like the year of AI & automation, with all three of this week’s most-shared news pieces below focusing around prediction and AI. 2015 may,

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Events

Conference Themes Technologies for Human Use On human uses of technologies, human uses, and the social impacts of technologies. Technologies in Community On the roles of technologies in community formation, maintenance and change. Technologies for Learning On learning through and about technologies. Technologies for Common Knowledge On the use of

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Events

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Elephant in the Room” In the most cutting edge market of Big Data, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of storage, management, analysis, visualization and security. New technologies, solutions and challenges are exploding outwards as Big Data continues to grow exponentially. Hadoop, a huge

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Uncategorized

2015 is certainly an exciting time for NoSQL database vendors Aerospike. 2014 saw them open source their technology, post groundbreaking benchmarks and add a whole raft of updates to their platform. Today, they’ve announced that Silicon Valley veteran John Dillon will be stepping into the breach as their new CEO.

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Internet of Things

It is a truth (almost) universally acknowledged that the Internet of Things is going to revolutionise how we live, work and think. From the explosion of sensor data, to connected cars, to the smart homes and cities of the future, IoT is permeating its way into every facet of our

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Data ScienceNews

A new iOS app Am I Going Down? refutes the claim that there’s a “one in a million chance” of your plane crashing. In fact, if you’re on a Boeing 747-700 flight from San Francisco to Dallas, there’s a 1 in 4,593,011 chance you’ll crash. A Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific

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