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

Mapr’s Latest Distribution Gives A Flavour Of Apache Drill, With New Developer Pre-Release
News

Ushering in the next-generation ANSI SQL to Hadoop, MapR has added a developer pre-release of Apache Drill, coined Drill 0.5, to its latest release. MapR, one of the leaders in enterprise Hadoop technology for big data deployments, has made available the 4.0.1 version of the MapR distribution including Apache Drill

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The Fight Against Alzheimer’s Finds A Potent Ally In Big Data
HealthcareNews

Globally, there were an estimated 44.4 million people with dementia in 2013. That number is set to 75.6 million by 2030, and 135.5 million in 2050, placing increasing amounts of pressure on the medical community to prevent, slow or stop the disease. The lack of proper treatment for Alzheimer’s has

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Gridgain Unveil In-Memory Data Fabric To Speed Up And Simplify Big Data Applications
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It’s no secret that in-memory, real-time applications have been gaining ground for quite some time. The idea that data should nurture immediate decision-making and not just be confined to historical, retrospective analysis has certainly proved to be a powerful one. Now, open source in-memory powerhouse Gridgain have unveiled their latest

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Big Data Online Course
Data Science 101

The explosion of hype around the term “big data” ushered in a rabid desire in companies big and small to get their hands on employees with a data science skill set. For evidence, you need look no further than Indeed’s graph of the number of big data-related job postings: If you

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Qlik Launches Full Qlik Sense Product To Answer Need For Governed Self-Service Business Intelligence And Data Visualization
BI & AnalyticsNews

Press Release: Qlik, a leader in data discovery, today introduced general availability of Qlik Sense, the first device-independent, self-service visualization and discovery product engineered for enterprise-class governance and performance. Built on a modern architecture and powered by the patented, industry-proven Qlik data indexing engine, Qlik Sense gives users the unrestricted

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Trade Me Standardizes On Splunk Enterprise
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Press Release: Splunk, provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Trade Me, the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, has standardized on Splunk Enterprise. Splunk software is now in the hands of Trade Me business analysts who analyze data across

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Meet Zebra- The Continuous Authentication Bracelet To Bolster Personal Security
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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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Numerify Scoops Up $15M To Help Enterprises Gain Insights Into Their Applications
BI & AnalyticsNews

Cloud based business analytics provider, Numerify, partnered with Sequoia Capital to net $15 million in Series B funding round, bringing the financing to date to more than $23 million. The round saw participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, which was responsible for the Series A round of $8.25M, and other investors

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Vivametrica Launches Health And Fitness Data Aggregator For Actionable Insights Into Your Wellbeing
HealthcareNews

Vivametric are aiming to take the digitisation of healthcare to a whole new level. They’ve developed an open source platform which pools data from wearable fitness trackers, enriches it with health data, and examines it through research-proven analysis to assess and predict health status. Founder and CEO, Dr. Richard Hu

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Amazon Prepared To Invest Staggering $1.1 Billion On Ohio Data Centre
Data ScienceNews

For Amazon Web Services, with ballooning volumes of data come the need for data centres; and lots of them. Recently revealed through a string of articles in newspaper dailies, Amazon is raring to invest up to $1.1 billion in a data center complex on 68 acres of land at Dublin, Ohio’s West

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