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

Ibm And Desy Collaborate To Speed Up &Amp; Scale Up Storage Infrastructure
Data ScienceNews

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, is working with IBM to tackle its massive data processing, storage, and management challenges. They’re using IBM’s software technology to construct a Big Data and Analytics architecture, helping scientists to gain access to a trove of atomic structure and X-ray

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Alchemyapi Rolls Out Next Generation Of Face Detection Which Can Identify Celebrities
Machine LearningNews

Cloud computing and text mining innovator, AlchemyAPI has released its Face Detection and Recognition API, the latest offering in the AlchemyVision product line. Utilizing deep learning technology, the Face Detection and Recognition API returns the position, age, gender, and also the identity of the people, in case of celebrities, when

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Infographic: How To Explain Big Data To Your Grandmother

As Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” The good people at Solink definitely took this to heart when crafting their latest infographic, which aims to define big data in a manner your Grandma would understand. We think the results serve

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Global Forest Watch Taps Big Data To Prevent Deforestation - Setting Precedent For Climate Change Reversal Initiatives
Big DataNews

The world’s forests are being destroyed at the rate of 50 football fields every minute. Deforestation is a leading factor, triggering climate change. However, a lot remains unknown about it as it occurs, like, ‘where forests are cleared, why it happens and who is responsible.’ By the time, deforestation is

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Meet Zebra- The Continuous Authentication Bracelet To Bolster Personal Security

Researchers at Dartmouth College have been working on a solution to work around the shortcomings of inactivity timeouts and other security risks that arise when a user does not log out. Conventional authentication methods based on passwords, tokens or fingerprints perform one-time authentication and rely on users logging out once

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Enlitic - Healthcare And Big Data Amalgam - Picks Up $2M In Seed Fund To Propel Diagnostics Innovation

Enlitic, a San Francisco-based startup that is tapping Big Data to innovate in Medical Diagnostics, has landed $2 million seed round at VentureBeat’s HealthBeat conference on Monday. The round was led by Amplify with participation from Data Collective. Utilizing machine learning to carry out accurate medical diagnostics faster, the young

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The Week In Big Data - 18Th August, 2014

This week saw several huge funding announcements in the big data sphere. Israeli cyber security startup GuardiCore raised $11 million to bolster data centre security; Everstring landed $12 million to enlist more data scientists; Nervana raised $1.1 million for their deep learning hardware venture, which remains shrouded in mystery. See

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Macy’s Taps Big Data Tech- Ibeacon And Shopkick - To Capitalise On Tech-Savvy Customers Intent On Spending
Data ScienceNewsRetail & Consumer

U.S. department store Macy’s is fusing Apple’s iBeacon technology with Shopkick to identify shoppers’ locations and provide them with ads & vouchers on their smartphones or tablets, in a bid to boost sales. According to the Washington Post, Macy’s is deploying 4,000 sensors inside its 768 stores to make this

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