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

Events

This year’s meeting will take place on October 13 – 15, 2014 in the beautiful and historic city of Newport, Rhode Island, at the Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa. The hotel is surrounded by Narragansett Bay, next to the famous Newport marina and boasts extensive grounds and facilities including

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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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News

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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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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Machine LearningNews

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have devised an algorithm that can determine facts like “which scene has a higher crime rate”, or is “closer to a McDonald’s restaurant”, about a location, only with the help of an image or two. MIT reports that although “humans

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Big DataNews

The U.S. National Science Foundation wants to tap the benefits “Big Data”. But even with rapidly advancing technical prowess, there remains a “lack of interoperability, missing tools and hardware that is still evolving” to cater to varying demands of scientific communities. In order to upend the situation the NSF has

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News

The raft of expectations and requirements of new big data tech coming to market continues to grow and grow. They’ve got to be fast. They’ve got to be scalable. They’ve got to handle key business metrics, such as growth, retention and churn. Increasingly, they’ve also got to be easy-to-use and

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News

Larry Ellison, CTO and Executive Chairman for Oracle, revealed Oracle’s cloud plans in last week’s OpenWorld show and simply put, Oracle wants to lead. Barb Darrow, senior writer at Gigaom reports, that abound in resources Oracle is game to buy into new markets. Ellison and co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark

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Machine LearningNewsTransportation & Logistics

There has been some rumble lately owing to Tesla Chief, Elon Musk’s Twitter post on Oct. 1 about the impending ‘D’ launch. Manufacturers of vision-based collision warning systems and vehicle tracking systems, Mobileye has climbed 13 percent in the last week in New York, all thanks to the much speculated

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BI & AnalyticsNews

In a major impetus to its Global outreach and Intuitive Analytics Platform development strategy, data blending outfit Alteryx has procured $60 million in a Series B round. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners and saw participation from existing investors, SAP Ventures and Toba Capital. With over 200 percent

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