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

Business Intelligence Ecosystem Gains Impetus As Compass Scoop Fresh $2 Million
BI & AnalyticsNews

Compass, a business monitoring and intelligence service provider, has landed new funding, upwards of $2 million in a second round of funding bringing the total investment to $3 million so far. The funding will see to team building efforts by helping hire analysts and engineers. The support came from their

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Leakers And Whistleblowers Find A New Ally In Heard
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Heard is the new Social Network with a difference. It is tailor-made for leakers and whistleblowers. Launched earlier last week on the 18th, Heard, focuses on verifying people while still keeping their anonymity intact, adding a yet non-existent layer of security for whistleblowers, sources, and leakers, reports Motherboard. Dave Vronay,

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Facebook’s Atlas Will Mine Its User Data Repository To Aid Marketers, Amidst Privacy Concerns
BI & AnalyticsNews

Facebook has launched the completely reduxed and rebuilt ad platform, called Atlas, that will deliver people-based marketing, helping marketers reach customers across devices, platforms and publishers immense trove of data of its 1.3 billion users. “Atlas has been rebuilt on an entirely new code base, with a user interface designed

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Front Porch Digital’s Big Data Technologies Now Part Of Oracle’s Comprehensive Storage Portfolio
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Digital asset management innovator Front Porch Digital have inked a deal to be acquired by Oracle. The purchase will allow both the companies to help clients efficiently manage the growing complexities involved in migration, integration, storage, and delivery of rich media content, reports a press release announcing the acquisition. John

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Data Forecasts The Ice Bucket Challenge Will All Be Over In 22 Days
Data ScienceNews

For those of you uninitiated with The Ice Bucket Challenge, the basic premise is as follows: a person has a bucket of ice water tipped over their head. They then nominate two friends to also tip a bucket of ice water over their head, and said friends have 24 hours

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Infosys Announce They Were The Tech That Helped Ucas On The Busiest Day Of The British Academic Calendar
Data ScienceNews

Consulting and technology outfit Infosys have today announced they helped UCAS deliver academic results and university places to 400,000 British students back in August. For those unfamiliar with the British higher education system, UCAS is the platform solely responsible for notifying students whether they achieved a place at their University

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In-Memory Data Grid Outfit Hazelcast Pick Up $11M To Gain Ground As Nosql Tech Provider
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Open source In-Memory Data Grid Hazelcast has secured an $11 million Series B Venture Capital round last week. Roland Manger from Earlybird Venture Capital, who will be joining the Board of Directors at Hazelcast, said, “Over the last three years, we have seen Hazelcast making significant progress in its path

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Vysk’s Easy-To-Use Iphone Case Stops Hackers In Their Tracks
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Texas-based tech startup Vysk Communications has developed an “Everyday Privacy Case” (EP1), which uses a combination of hardware and software to provide next-generation privacy and security against camera and photo hacking. “The more we rely on our smartphones—keeping photos, videos, text messages and sensitive information stored on devices—the more cyber

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Facebook Takes To Anonymizing Users With Rooms, While Ello Continues To Rise
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Facebook’s latest – Rooms – allows for anonymous sharing and lets you assume multiple pseudonyms while you chat with friends and strangers. “We want to give people flexibility because that’s what they want,” pointed out 24 year old Josh Miller, a key participant in the creation of Rooms to USA

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8Th October, 2014- Careers@Singapore, Munich
Events

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is looking to further expand the existing faculty for its Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) pillar for the 2014-15 academic year. The ISTD pillar focuses on “Information Technology” and its relationship

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