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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

10 Machine Learning Experts You Need To Know
Machine Learning

Machine learning- to put it mildly- is an incredibly broad and varied field, with multitudes of applications. Thus, writing a list entitled “10 Machine Learning Experts You Need to Know” proves challenging for a number of reasons. Firstly, I’ve restricted my ten picks to those currently working in the field-

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Hadoop’s Unprecedented Growth Trips Switch For Data Migration Tools To Ease Enterprises’ Adoption Of The Platform
News

What is essentially a Domino trip, the growth of Hadoop, as more enterprises adopt the platform, has triggered the need for a tool to help with data migration in and out of Hadoop. “In theory, getting data into and out of Hadoop is well within the capacity of both the

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In 5 Years, 50% Of Our Search Queries Will Be On Speech Or Images According To Andrew Ng
Machine LearningNews

Still basking in the glory of recently appearing on our 10 Machine Learning Experts list (we can only assume), Andrew Ng recently spoke at a Gigaom meetup on behalf of Baidu, where he has taken up residence as Chief Data Scientist. Ng’s talk concerned Baidu’s big plans for the future-

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Derp'S No Joke: Reddit, Imgur And Twitch Form Partnership For Social Data Research
Data ScienceNews

Amongst the memes, trolling, and procrastination aids in every form imaginable, community platforms such as Reddit offer a fascinating insight into the behaviour of online communities- if the data gets put in the right hands. This is the thinking behind a new partnership between Reddit, Imgur and Twitch, who are

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Hubcare Using World-First Technology To Protect Children Of Australia
Data ScienceNews

HubCare, provider of a holistic service system for sharing information across Social Service ecosystems, has launched a one of its kind program in which children’s records are used to prepare a “heat map” for potential at-risk children by analysing casual observations about the condition of a child, such as their

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Mongodb Offers Paid Support For Free Community Edition To Uplift Revenues
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MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database, announced the availability of Production Support for MongoDB for the free-to-download Community Edition. This allows users to get expert guidance from the same team that builds MongoDB, citing strong demand from community edition users for greater support options, without investing in the whole enterprise package.

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Ipsoft Amelia
Machine LearningNewsTechnology & IT

Leading managed services provider, IPsoft has developed an artificial intelligence platform called “Amelia” built essentially to “automate knowledge work across a broad range of functions.” Named after the aviator- explorer Amelia Earhart, the platform resolves queries in a wide range of business processes, being privy to the same information as

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Intelligent Ecommerce Startup Ometria Secures $500K, Plans To Give Small Retailers A Data-Driven Advantage
BI & AnalyticsNewsRetail & Consumer

Ometria, an outfit providing software solutions to drive profitable e-commerce, has bagged $500k in seed funding, after the $1.5 million seed round in March this year. This round saw participation from 17 new investors including James Bromley, COO at Swiftkey, Andreas Andreou, commercial director at Quidco, Alicia Navarro and Joe

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How Your Tumblr Activity Gives Away Your Drinking Habits
Machine LearningNews

According to Gartner, 80% of data created today is unstructured. No data could be less structured than the vast ocean of selfies, photos of Starbucks beverages and millennial angst that is Tumblr. But the billion-dollar company may have found a way to take this rich, messy cultural cachet and turn

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Spotify Is Using Deep Learning To Recommend Songs You'Ll Love But Never Knew Existed
Machine LearningNews

Sander Dieleman, a Spotify intern and Ph.D. student has published a lengthy report on his grand plans to revolutionise Spotify’s recommender system. In short, he’s planning to use deep learning to recommend you songs that actually sound like what you listen to, meaning it’s not just the most popular songs

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