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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

What The Future Holds For The Internet Of Things &Amp; Smart Cities
Big DataInternet of Things

In the latest installment of our expert interviews about the future of the Internet of Things, we discuss the promise of these smart cities with RF Code‘s VP of Worldwide Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Richard Jenkins. As a leading environmental monitoring and asset management solutions provider, RF Code have been

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Next Step In Phone Call Evolution Is Communications App Talko
Data ScienceNews

Tuesday saw visionary Ray Ozzie and his team launch a redux of the the classic ‘phone call’, in an app called Talko. Ray Ozzie is the founder of Lotus Notes and at one point had taken over as the chief software architect at Microsoft Corp. from founder Bill Gates. For

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Rexam Plc Selects Pros Big Data Applications To Enhance Customer Experience
News

PROS, a big data software company, today announced Rexam PLC has selected PROS big data applications to enhance its sales effectiveness initiatives. Headquartered in London, Rexam is one of the world’s leading beverage can makers with approximately 8,000 employees across Europe, North America, South America, and in the Africa, Middle

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Real Life Analytics Will Identify Shoppers In Less Than A Second
Machine LearningNewsRetail & Consumer

The futuristic idea of shops knowing your age, gender and race when you walk into a store and targeting products accordingly is becoming a reality. Real Life Analytics, a MassChallenge startup based out of Boston, have developed computer vision software which can determine your demographic profile within 20 milliseconds of

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Continuent Tungsten 3.0 Pairs Clustering &Amp; Replication In One Solution
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It appears that the data fabric is rising to eminence. Last week, Gridgain unveiled their signature data fabric; now, Continuent have announced their offering to the world, named Continuent Tungsten 3.0. For businesses with increasingly complex architectures, such data fabrics- a complete set of integrated systems which hope to fulfill

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Storm Becomes An Apache Top-Level Project
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The Apache Software Foundation has declared Apache Storm a top-level project, marking a major step towards its maturity as a technology. Designed by the team at BackType/Twitter, to analyze the tweet stream in real time, Storm became an official Apache incubation project in September 2013. Ever since, Hortonworks engineering has

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Are Data And The Defensive Shift Ruining Baseball?
Data ScienceNews

Defensive shifting, in baseball, started as a trend several years ago and is rapidly becoming core strategy with major league baseball teams with the advent of complex predictive technology. The player positions in baseball has always been such that first-baseman stands at first base, the left-fielder positions himself in left

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Former Netezza Veterans Unveil Cazena To Address Big Data Accessibility &Amp; Cost
BI & AnalyticsNews

Big data startup Cazena was announced last week by a group of veterans from the IBM-acquired Netezza, who pioneered big data appliances. What was also announced was a Series A funding of $8 million led by Andreessen Horowitz and North Bridge Venture Partners. Led by founder and CEO Prat Moghe,

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Code Climate Scoops Up $2M In Funding For Its Code Review Robot
Artificial IntelligenceMachine LearningNews

Automated code review system startup, Code Climate has raised a $2M round of financing, led by NextView Ventures, joined by Lerer Ventures, Trinity Ventures, and Fuel Capital. NextView co-founder and partner David Beisel wrote in his blog post, “I expected to hear a balanced set of positive and negative feedback,

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Stealthy Datagravity’s Discovery Deploys Analytics To Make Storage Intelligent
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Up until this point, startup DataGravity have been rather secretive about the data-aware solutions they’re developing. But now they’ve released their Discovery Series, following a successful beta period. The Discovery Series is initially offered in two models, the DG2200 and DG2400, with 48TB and 96TB capacity levels, which essentially applies

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