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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The Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center has launched the National Data Science Bowl – a competition that will reward $175,000 to the best “big data” solution to catalogue millions of plankton images. An OSU release points out that Planktons are “the fundamental biological building blocks of the ocean

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Data ScienceNews

Data integration and virtualization software provider Denodo Technologies has rolled out the Denodo Platform 5.5, made available immediately, the innovator announced early this week. “Denodo Platform 5.5 helps organizations shift from largely siloed and vertical-focused data management solutions to architectures that offer a unified data layer through virtualization for the

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Big DataNews

The Malaysian ICT regulatory body, Multimedia Development Corporation’s (MDeC) Big Data Framework for Malaysia, has received the nod from the Prime Minister with recommendations already underway, reported MDeC earlier this week. Recently appointed MDeC chief executive officer Yasmin Mahmood has established that Prime Minister Najib Razak had granted his support

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Big DataNews

Last week we saw Cisco reveal the Cisco Connected Analytics for the Internet of Everything portfolio – a comprehensive data and analytics strategy and solutions portfolio. Retailers and event organizers, two target customers of CISCO’s analytic services, will be able to glean valuable data from the rapidly expanding ecosystem of

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kris Hammond, the Chief Scientist for Narrative Science. Narrative Science focuses around automating text generated from data, turning raw data into insightful accounts. Hammond has spent over 20 years working in and developing the AI labs at the University of Chicago and

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Data ScienceNews

It has come to light that Google will shut its engineering office in Russia as internet restrictions in the Putin led nation tighten around internet freedoms. “We are deeply committed to our Russian users and customers and we have a dedicated team in Russia working to support them,” a Google

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Back in August, Aerospike announced they were open-sourcing their signature platform. At the beginning of December, they were back again with news of a record-breaking Google Compute Engine Benchmark. Now, to round off what has been an exceptional year for the flash-optimised, in-memory NoSQL database, they’ve released a whole raft

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BI & AnalyticsNews

New Relic, a San Francisco based software analytics outfit, had filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. That happened on Wednesday last week. If one goes by the market picture and

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Data ScienceNews

The 174th session of the CERN Council held last week revealed that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is gearing up for its second three-year run after a 2-year refit technical stop undertaken to upgrade the machine for running at almost double the energy of the LHC’s first run. “With this

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Confronting the need for growing customer demand for Hadoop-based solutions, Apache Hadoop-based software and support provider to the enterprise, Cloudera, has opened new offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, China, meanwhile also enhancing outreach in China and Asia. “With a strong economy, successful enterprises and local developers, China is a

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