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

4-5 November, 2014- Predictive Analytics World, Berlin
Events

The Predictive Analytics World is the business event for professionals, managers and users of Predictive Analytics. The conference offers trend-setting keynotes, relevant case studies and practical lectures. Learn from renowned experts: which predictive analytics methods and tools really work, what Big Data can do for your business and what a

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Spectorsoft Rolls Out Connector For Splunk Enterprise To Fortify Enterprises Against Insider Threats
News

Spectorsoft, a computer monitoring and analysis tools developer announced on Tuesday a connector for Splunk Enterprise – a platform for real-time operational intelligence. The connector will allow Spectorsoft’s employee monitoring tool – Spector 360, to deliver user activity data and alerts to Splunk implementations so that insider threats such as

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Former Kaggle Chief Scientist Rolls Out Enlitic To Revolutionalise Diagnostic Healthcare With Deep Learning
Machine LearningNews

Last week saw the launch of Enlitic, a company that is incorporating deep learning to revolutionize diagnostic healthcare. With the intention of making the enormous trove of medical data that is available today accessible to physicians, Enlitic will provide data in the form of “medical images, doctors’ notes, and structured

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3-8 November, 2014- Boston Data Festival
Events

The Boston Data Festival gets off to a festive start with an evening of networking and talks. We will provide food and drinks at our registration and networking session where you can mingle and network with fellow festival speakers, data scientist, data enthusiasts, startups and many others with an interest

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Buzzfeed Acqui-Hires Bitly Co-Founder'S Torando Labs To Build Its Data Infrastructure Tools
Data ScienceNews

The Internet news media outfit, BuzzFeed, has acquired New York-based startup, Torando Labs for an undisclosed amount, early this week, in-line with BuzzFeed’s strategy to invest in technology and its plans to acquire and fuel new companies and technologies. “To build a modern media company, data and technology have to

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The Cold, Hard Data Behind The Ice Bucket Challenge
Data Science

If you’ve been on social media in the past couple of weeks, you’ll undoubtedly have seen videos of people chucking freezing cold water on their head. Mass lunacy? Quite possibly, but it’s also for a good cause; the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We’ll refrain from joining the throngs of media

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Health And Fitness Data Company Strava Gets $18.5M Strong Impetus With Backing From Sequoia Capital
HealthcareNews

Strava, an app that tracks cycling and running activities via GPS, has landed $18.5 million in Series D funding led by Sequoia Capital. The round also saw participation from existing investors Sigma West and Madrone Capital Partners. Michael Moritz, Chairman of Sequoia Capital will be an adviser to Strava. “Strava

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Machine Learning And Hadoop- How One Of The Most Widely Used Big Data Technologies Has Evolved
Machine Learning

It’s safe to say that at the present moment, machine learning is big news. In the past week, we’ve seen Tumblr getting in the game, Google making further machine learning acquistions, and Nervana annoucing an £3.3 million in funding for the machine learning initiatives. When you think of machine learning,

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Quantum Teleportation Covers More Miles With Latest Milestone At The University Of Geneva
News

A European team of physicists working in the lab of Professor Nicolas Gisin in the physics department at the University of Geneva, has demonstrated a method that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber. This marks a crucial milestone towards the development of quantum Internet,

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Cornell’s Robo Brain Educates Robots By Tapping The Internet For Information
Machine LearningNews

A repository to let Robots access and share information from the Internet, has been devised by Scientists at Cornell University. Robo Brain is an expansive computational system that “learns from publicly available internet resources, computer simulations, and real-life robot trials” and it is currently downloading “one billion images, 120,000 YouTube

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