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

Amaya Gaming Gains Operational Intelligence Across Its Global Websites With Splunk Software
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Press Release: Splunk, provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Amaya Gaming, provider of a full suite of online gaming products and services, has transformed its development approach and enhanced performance across its online properties with the help of Splunk® Enterprise. Amaya Gaming reports

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Us Federal Government Taps Big Data To Ensure Better Energy Management
Data ScienceNews

The U.S. Federal Government has been taking notable strides in its drive towards reining expenditure on energy within Government agencies without hampering functionality. And experts believe leveraging Big Data, among other methods is the way to bring about changes. Sharon Burke, a senior adviser at the New America Foundation and

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What Is Deep Learning?
Machine LearningUnderstanding Big Data

The field of data science has been overcome by buzzwords over the past few years. Such words often start as potentially powerful and revolutionary ideas, but through overuse and miscomprehension lose their potency. One of the terms within the field of data science that is adhering to this trajectory is

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Big Data Won'T Prevent The &Quot;Next Ferguson&Quot;- But It Might Stop The Tragedy After That
Big Data

The story of how Michael Brown lost his life at the hands of the police two days before he was due to head off for college was a tale heard around the world. The incident- and resulting civil unrest- became more than a sum of its parts. They became a

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Big Data Jobs Earn 24% More Than Other It Positions, New Study Reveals
Big DataNews

The third annual study into the big data skills gap in the UK economy, carried out by the Tech Partnership has revealed the escalating need for Big Data skills. The study dubbed, “Big Data Analytics: Assessment of Demand for Labour and Skills, 2013-2020” provides a detailed analysis of the current

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A ‘Faster And Less Wasteful Way To Move Goods’- Google’s Project Wing Takes Flight
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Google X have secretly been working on a fleet of aerial drones for the past two years, according to The Atlantic. The latest in the tech giant’s offerings outside the Web sees intentions of entering the commerce and package delivery market in direct competition with Amazon, who revealed on-going work

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Ibm’s New Cognitive Computing Cloud Service To Accelerate The Occurrence Of Scientific Breakthroughs
Data ScienceNews

IBM’s Watson Discovery Advisor is now available as a Cognitive Cloud Computing platform and will enable researchers to analyze big data in more ways than one. Released last week, the service will “accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data.” “We’re entering an extraordinary

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10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
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Another week, another fresh spate of acquisitions and funding to prove that the data science market is constantly evolving and growing. Google acquired two Oxford University-based startups, Buzzfeed acqui-hired the Torando Labs team, and VMWare have scooped up Continuent to bolster their cloud offering. Compass and Enlitic picked up $2

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Tibco Announces Its Open Source Version Of Tibco Jaspersoft 5.6
BI & AnalyticsNews

Press Release: TIBCO, a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software,today announced the open source release of version 5.6 of its award-winning TIBCO Jaspersoft® business intelligence platform, available for free download on the Jaspersoft® Community site. This new version includes several product updates, including new Big Data connectors, interactive reporting upgrades,

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Peter Thiel: Big Data Is Nothing But A Buzzword
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This year, Venture Alpha West 2014, saw Paypal co-founder and entrepreneur-investor, Peter Thiel, speak briefly about his bestseller Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future while also offering a piece of his mind about what he thought was “thematic and overhyped” and how education and

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