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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

The Week In Big Data- 15Th September, 2014
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We have a great lineup of news and articles this week for all you data enthusiasts. Firstly, a new survey from Gartner has shown that 73% of company’s have already invested or plan to invest in big data within the next 24 months, compared to last year’s 64%. We also saw

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New Jersey Pushes Big Data Bill To Enhance Capabilities As A Leader In Innovation
News

Experts in the U.S. state of New Jersey believe that the conception of data sources and the resultant deluge of digital data is affecting all sectors of industry, academia and society. Underlying obstacles with the collection, management and analysis of troves of data sets permeate many industry sectors in New

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Seattle Police Just Got An Edge Over Crime With The Inception Of The Seastat Programme
Data ScienceNews

Taking their cues from the LAPD, the Seattle Police Department’s latest crime data mining program, called SeaStat, will identify crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents. According to the department’s news release, there has been an up rise in crime in the Capitol Hill

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Us Senators Awaken Public Interest In Patient Data Sharing
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Two US Senators from the Senate Finance Committee, Republican Chuck Grassley and Democrat Ron Wyden, have been advocating the need to make Medicare data available to the public to make Medicare claims data fully transparent while remaining secure. In a bid to involve masses in the exploration towards making healthcare

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Freedom Of Information Vs. Right To Privacy: Eu Privacy Regulator Questions Google’s Policy Across Services
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In the latest, of a string of bad-blood situations between Google and EU authorities, European data protection wing, known as the Article 29 Working Party, has issued the search engine pioneer with guidelines to steer its privacy practices in tandem with EU law. Reuters reports that Google has been provided

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Infosys And Huawei Collaborate To Offer Cloud &Amp; Big Data Solutions
News

India’s second-largest IT services provider, Infosys, have been busy recently. As well as extending their decade-long partnership with Microsoft and offering next-generation infrastructure to enterprises in collaboration with Hitachi, they’ve announced an entirely new partnership. They’ve partnered with Huawei to Huawei’s cloud computing infrastructure and Infosys’ IT expertise to their

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Sentiment Analysis Forecasts &Quot;No&Quot; Vote Will Prevail In Scottish Independence Referendum
Data ScienceNews

Regardless of the outcome of today’s Scottish Independence Referendum, today is a landmark event in Great British history. Within the next 24 hours, Scotland will vote to decide whether or not to dissolve their 307-year-old union with England. Opinion polls have suggested the vote is too close to call; different

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Udacity'S Bid To &Quot;Democratize Education&Quot; Gets $35M Strong Impetus, Attracts Industry Attention With &Quot;Nanodegrees&Quot;
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Online educational startup (and one of our Top 10 big data online learning resources) Udacity has closed a financing round of $35 million with investors worldwide, such as Drive Capital leading the round. Early patrons Andreessen Horowitz and Charles River Ventures with Peter Levine and George Zachary, also participated. Mark

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6Th-9Th October, 2014- Splunk .Conf2014, Las Vegas
Events

Splunk, provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced the speakers for .conf2014. The fifth annual Splunk Worldwide Users’ Conference will feature more than 70 customer presentations, including Autodesk, British Sky Broadcasting Group, Cars.com, Cisco, Duke University, Expedia, The Hershey Company, Los Alamos National Laboratory and

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Quantum Teleportation Covers More Miles With Latest Milestone At The University Of Geneva
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A European team of physicists working in the lab of Professor Nicolas Gisin in the physics department at the University of Geneva, has demonstrated a method that can teleport quantum information to a solid-state quantum memory over telecom fiber. This marks a crucial milestone towards the development of quantum Internet,

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