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

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Post Snowden disclosures, making the “snoopgate” situation murkier, the FBI Director James Comey has dropped hints towards new regulations and laws looking for compliance from tech companies to grant the US government more access into their devices. In the wake of tech giants like Google and Apple along with a

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In a move that directly addresses the need for a greater number of data scientists, strategy & consulting giants Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Explore Data Science online training program last week. BAH is calling it “a self-paced, hands-on course geared toward all levels of data science proficiency – from introductory to

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Big DataNews

Ice Hockey has found use for Big Data as advanced analytics giant, SAS analytics has come into a partnership with the Toronto based ice Hockey club, Toronto Maple Leaf, to help them improve their game. Kyle Dubas, the erstwhile general manager of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds &

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BI & Analytics

Exasol was founded 14 years ago with a mission in mind: to build an ultra-fast, highly scalable database for analytics. Having been in the business of crafting an in-memory database for nearly a decade and a half, Exasol is uniquely placed to offer insights into the data science ecosystem, and will

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“Big data is at the foundation of all of the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to the cloud to gaming.” – Chris Lynch The aforementioned quote is something that we strongly believe here at Dataconomy. It’s why we aim to be the most comprehensive source for

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Data ScienceNews

Tony Fadell, a former Jobs Protege & current co-founder and CEO of Nest believes that the idea of one central platform that runs smart homes of the future isn’t quite what things are moving towards. In a candid interview with Fast Company Executive Editor Noah Robischon,  the Nest chief executive talks about automated homes, among other

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Machine LearningNews

GraphLab, a machine learning and graph computation startup, announced the general availability of their flagship product GraphLab Create 1.0 at the Strata + HadoopWorld 2014 conference on Wednesday. The software platform brings large-scale machine learning capabilities including predictive analytics to data scientists working in organisations. Carlos Guestrin, CEO of GraphLab,

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Machine LearningNews

Saffron Technology have just announced Saffron 10, the latest version of their Natural Intelligence Platform. Saffron Technology cliams to be the first cognitive computing solution on the market that draws on how the brain learns and anticipates event. The system looks for associations in the data that might have remained

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Pivotal, the San Francisco-based software and services provider has announced its partnership with the AMPLab at UC Berkeley to support the in-memory Tachyon project. They aim to bolster the data lake technology with an architecture that builds upon disk-based storage with memory-centric processing frameworks. Being led by Haoyuan Li, a

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Data ScienceNews

Esri, a US-based global provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has developed the  ZIP Code Lookup tool that enables the user to enter any ZIP Code in the United States and glean  information about the people who live in that area, such as household type, income, employment, vehicle preferences, and leisure

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