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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Rock Health, the full-service seed fund provider that supports startups working in health technology, has revealed through a year end study that 2014 saw venture funding for digital health companies surpass $4.1 billion, almost the total of all three prior years combined charting a 125% YoY growth in funding compared

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Machine LearningNews

Researchers from the University of Maryland, U.S. and  Australia’s Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence NICTA have together published a paper that provides insight into tapping deep learning to govern a newly devised system ‘that learns manipulation action plans by processing unconstrained videos from the World Wide Web.’

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MemSQL, the San Francisco, CA based Big Data analytics outfit, has today rolled out a new data loading tool that increases ‘data ingest from popular data stores like Amazon Web Services S3 and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)’. “The MemSQL Loader is another innovation of simplifying MemSQL implementations with

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Data ScienceMachine Learning

In 2014, we witnessed some of the coolest and craziest tech stories of our time. A future where our cars drives themselves, drones deliver our mail and our surroundings adapt to our preferences automatically are no longer inconceivable- in fact, these scenarios are highly plausible. We trawled through our 2014

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BI & AnalyticsData Science 101Machine Learning

One of most popular posts this year came from Ferris Jumah, a data scientist at LinkedIn, who mapped the most popular skills of data scientists by scraping LinkedIn profile data. One of the common comments amongst data scientists who came across this post- as with most of our posts focused

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Data Science

For years, scientists have been baffled how one overweight man could manage to deliver presents to all of the world’s children (or the good ones, at least) in one night. It’s spawned into a whole field of research- honestly. We look at the data behind Santa’s route- how fast he’d have

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Data Science

With Christmas just around the corner, we’re happy to share with you one of the most festive data applications we can think of- New Zealand Secret Santa. Just in case any of you are unfamiliar with the concept of a secret santa- everybody involved pools their names. Every participant receives

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MongoDB, the cross-platform document-oriented database developer and HCL Infosystems, India’s Premier Distribution and IT Services and Solutions Company, have signed a global partnership in a bid to enable HCL Infosystems gain further grounding with its offerings in the emerging big data segment by developing services around MongoDB. “MongoDB provides immense

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

Qlik, the business intelligence & visualization solutions provider has been selected by the frozen ready-meals manufacturer and retailer COOK, to help glean customer buying trends, inventory, and margins through this festive season. Jeff Turner, head of IT for COOK explained, “As all of the products we sell are prepared by

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Events

The Business Analytics Innovation Summit provides 30+ industry case studies and over 20 hours of networking opportunities across 2 days. Make sure to check back regularly for schedule additions and changes. If you are interested in presenting at this event then please contact David Barton today to submit your proposal.

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