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 ScienceNews

Organised crime in Italy has now found a formidable opponent in the Spaghetti Op​en Data. Data activists – hackers, engineers and front end-developers – have come together under to structure existing data into a database that could prove an ominous foe for the Italian Mafia. It is quite evident through the

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Machine LearningNews

Narrative Science, an automated narrative generation innovator, has struck up a software licensing agreement with United Services Automobile Association. Their subsidiary also headed a fresh funding round along with existing investors like Sapphire Ventures (formerly SAP Ventures), Jump Capital and Battery Ventures, totally $10 million. “USAA is a leader when it comes

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“The biggest issue for governments today is how to be relevant. If all citizens are treated with dignity and invited to collaborate, it can be easier for administrations to have a direct finger on the pulse of the nation rather than lose it in transmission through multiple layers of bureaucracy”.

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Events

Data is the most competitive tool that your organization has in order to maintain relevance and growth in today’s complex environment. The ground-breaking Chief Data Officer Summit covers the latest innovations you need to advance your organization’s data strategy and management. In addition to the wealth of insight into data development, data governance and innovation, the

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Data ScienceNews

A new survey has revealed that there is a fast developing trend of cloud adoption by organisations.  Moreover, there is a fast developing trend of cloud adoption by organisations. The survey was carried out by the IBX data center and & colocation provider Equinix. Of the 659 global respondents surveyed, 77% disclosed plans of

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News

For the sake of a “more personal Twitter experience”, the microblogging innovator will be collecting data on users’ library of apps, it revealed on Wednesday. Twitter discusses the App Graph on Help Centre, stating: “we are collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps installed on your mobile device so

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Data ScienceNews

The European Parliament has just voted in favour of a proposal to “break up” Google. The proposal moves that Google separate search from all of its another avenues of revenue and business. The victory was decisive, as European legislators voted 458 to 173 in favour of the proposal. Upon first

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Big Data

Earlier this year, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led a decisive and shocking victory in the Indian elections. Many have speculated that the party’s pioneering use of big data and social media analytics played a decisive role in the BJP’s and Narendra Modi’s success. Now that he’s in power, it would

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Data ScienceNewsTransportation & Logistics

While taxi companies across Europe and elsewhere are battling app-centric rideshare and cab services, T Dispatch is looking to bring some semblance of balance to the situation. As VentureVillage highlights, it’s tough market for taxi companies who are yet to become “app savvy”.  “While Uber operates through a simple app, taxi companies receive calls

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Machine LearningNews

Facebook AI Research just reinforced its ensemble by hiring Vladimir Vapnik, long considered to be the father of statistical learning theory. The latest high-profile hire to Facebook’s burgeoning AI department was announced, naturally, via the medium of a Facebook post. Vapnik is responsible for the Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension – the concept that

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