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

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In the wake of the recent Paris terror attacks, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to beef up internet surveillance with an aim to monitor online communications, while speaking at a campaign in Nottingham on Monday. “If I’m Prime Minister I will make sure it is a comprehensive piece

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Data ScienceNews

Uber, the app-based transportation network and taxi service provider, has revealed a data-sharing alliance with Boston authorities, touting it a “first-of-its-kind partnership”. The insights gleaned from Uber’s vast trove of data will assist in developing strategies for the urban sprawl- relieving traffic congestion, expanding public transportation, and reducing greenhouse gas

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Data ScienceNewsStartups

Today marks the start of the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & Data accelerator program that, over a period of six months, will see ten select entrepreneurs and their startups develop their offerings to rewarding outcomes. Focusing on Internet of Things & Smart Data, the global startup accelerator provides these ten startups

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Data ScienceNews

Accengage, the European Mobile Engagement Tech outfit that deals in Push Notifications, In-App Messages and Mobile Retargeting, has secured $3 million in funding from OTC Agregator and Mobile First Alliance. “We’ve seen fantastic growth in Europe, especially in France, where 95% of smartphone owners have the Accengage Technology installed on

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BI & AnalyticsNews

BI and analytics startup Sisense revealed last week that for the fourth year in a row its subscription revenues have tripled. They attribute their success to the ascent in demand globally for its full-stack business intelligence and analytics software. “The business world is moving beyond ‘Excel 2.0’ data visualization products,

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Data ScienceNews

24/7 Wall St. has released a list of the poorest counties in each state of the US, gleaning data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Data from the following resources were evaluated to come up with the results: Five-year estimated median annual household incomes from 2009 through 2013 from

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News

In the aftermath of the various data breaches that occurred in 2014 across enterprises, retailers and government organisations, including the much speculated hack in November of Sony Pictures, U.S. President Barack Obama called for stringent data laws to protect citizen privacy and data, while speaking at Pellissippi State College in

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Internet of ThingsNews

The 2015 International CES provided a peek into the future of technology, with industry titans showcasing their ideas of what is to come. Samsung was no exception. Chief BK Yoon pledged over $100m in funding to bring about an Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, pouring resources for developers to facilitate

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Machine LearningNews

As the scope of usage of machine learning gradually grows in enterprises and scientific fields, another field where it has penetrated is astronomy, helping astronomers gain understanding of the properties of a large numbers of stars. “It’s like video-streaming services not only predicting what you would like to watch in

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceMachine Learning

2014 was a fantastic year for data science. Funding rounds were huge, the mergers and acquistions space was active all year, data science skills proved to be the hottest of the year. But will data science continue to flourish in 2015? We asked four industry experts- working in AI, big

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