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 Data Utilisation Sees Steady Growth In Transportation Management
News

The Big data sprawl has managed to sap into the US public machinery, the latest being Traffic management. Leading outfit in Apache Hadoop Technology for Big Data Deployments, MapR has been an advocate of the need for data tools in transportation management and in a blog post last week emphasized

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Google Now Incorporating Cloud Based Prediction Api To Smart-Fill Your Spreadsheets
Data ScienceNews

Google’s latest is an Add-on that uses machine learning to make predictions in Google Sheets. Dubbed Smart Autofill, the add-on uses the already available spreadsheet data to learn patterns and predicts the missing entries. It is unlike the standard “Autofill” feature of Sheets, which is capable of filling in simple

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Google Sets Quantum Computing Hardware In Its Crosshairs
Data ScienceMachine LearningNews

Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, in partnership with scientists from several institutes in California, has launched its hardware initiative to design and build new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics. An alliance between Google, NASA Ames Research Center and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), the Quantum Artificial Intelligence

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What Is A Data Warehouse?
Data Science

When you mention “data warehouse” to someone not acquainted with the term, the first image that springs to their minds is usually something like the one above. When in fact, it actually looks a little more like this: A data warehouse is, on the highest level, a central repository of data.

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Spacecurve And Airsage Partner To Help Marketers Mine And Utilize Populations, Goods, &Amp; Commerce Data
Data ScienceNews

SpaceCurve, a geospatial and location data analytics firm and AirSage, a population analytics innovator have signed into an alliance to enable marketing and entertainment companies glean consumer behaviour insights based on time, location, motion, sensor data, and other attributes. “Companies and organizations have been clamoring for Big Data to deliver

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Uk’s Labrador Retrievers In Limelight As Measures To Reveal Genetic Roots Of Diseases Get Underway
HealthcareNews

Scientists at Edinburgh University’s Roslin Institute are planning to create the first labrador genome through aptly titled Labradome project. The focus is to determine the environmental roots of disease – viruses, bacteria, poor food or poor exercise regimes in pedigree dogs which might further pave the way for further research

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Nvp’s Big Data Executive Survey 2014 Highlights Forces Driving Business Investment In Big Data
Big DataNews

NewVantage Partners has released its third annual Big Data Executive Survey for 2014 and it turns out that Corporate investment in Big Data has been growing. This year’s results provide compelling evidence that Big Data and analytics continue to be rapidly adopted within the corporate mainstream. Corporate investments in Big

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Bityota Announces Launch Of Its Flagship Data Warehouse Service, Promises More Power Packed And Flexible Experience
Data ScienceNews

BitYota, a Warehouse-as-a-Service provider for big data analytics, has now made available its flagship Data Warehouse Service (DWS). Founded in late 2011, the startup claims that, imbued with new capabilities, it provides greater power, versatility and convenience to the multi-structured data analytics platform. Dev Patel, CEO of BitYota explained, “Some

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10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
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“Where there is data smoke, there is business fire.” – Thomas Redman  The idea of Data Smoke is quite a brilliant analogy by Thomas Redman. It adequately explains why so much emphasis has been placed on tools, personnel, and culture within companies over the past decade. To understand the quote, however, it’s

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Gridgain'S In-Memory Data Fabric Enters The Apache Software Foundation As Apache Ignite
News

Gridgain announced yesterday that their in-memory data fabric has been accepted into the Apache Software Foundation Incubator programme, under the name Apache Ignite. The Gridgain team hope the move will fuel greater adoption of in-memory computing technologies, and build a greater community around the data fabric. Expanding upon their motives

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