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

Big DataNews

Travel startup innovator Hopper is mining Big Data to help users to find the cheapest available travel options from across the web. Enunciates Chief Data Scientist Patrick Surry, “Every time you check a price, it’s different, it changes day-to-day, and people have no idea whether they’re getting a good deal.

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataMachine Learning

To say that the big data market is thriving would be an understatement. The IDC predicted that the big data sector would be worth $16.1 billion by the close of the year, growing six times faster than the wider IT market. When you consider one single company, Micros, was bought

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News

Media giant Sony Pictures, is the latest to be victimized by a cyber attack that paralyzed its internal systems and leaked sensitive documents ranging from coming products to pay information, on the 24th of November . Having disrupted the internal machinery of the company, it has also triggered a frenzy

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Machine LearningNews

MetaMind, a startup that delivers Artificial Intelligence enterprise solutions, launched last Friday. Through its AI platform and Smart Module offerings, Metamind can predict outcomes for language, vision and database tasks, to deliver “best in class” accuracies on standard benchmarks. Backed by Khosla Ventures and Marc Benioff, the outfit has secured $8 million

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Machine LearningNews

At the Carnegie Mellon University’s Machine Learning Department, researchers have identified brain regions that encode words, grammar, character development by performing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans on subjects – while they read Harry Potter. “At first, we were skeptical of whether this would work at all,” explains Tom Mitchell,

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Data ScienceNews

The establishment of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, in a move to help Britain gain edge as a Big Data player, will be based at the British Library at the centre of a new Knowledge Quarter, George Osborne revealed on Thursday. Announced in March this year with the

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Machine LearningNewsTechnology & IT

As research into Artificial Intelligence progresses, we move closer to the possibility of a mechanized future where labour and services get replaced by sentient machines running on algorithms. Latest in this list of such services that might be threatened by such replacement is the profession of Law. If a report

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Internet of ThingsNewsTechnology & IT

Advantech, the embedded and automation products and solutions provider has revealed of a joint effort with Microsoft to create Asia’s first IoT WISE-Cloud (Wireless IoT Solutions Embedded, WISE) platform. The duo will work towards setting up of a new cloud application model by developing “solutions and products intended for the

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Events

The Internet of Things Summit gathers together thought leaders working towards an interconnected world. Hear presentations on the most important topics influencing IoT development, including: Standardization & Partnerships Business Models to Embrace IoT Privacy & Security in the Consumer IoT Interaction Between Devices Diversity of Devices Available Collecting & Analysing

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Events

Come and pitch your startup while having a coffee with us! • What is all of this about? Europe’s leading accelerator Startupbootcamp is coming to Hamburg for a Pitch day. We’re looking for startups with innovative ideas that improve cities & the way we live in them.  Startupbootcamp has a brand new

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