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

Events

The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” in Washington on Sept. 15, 2014, to further explore the use of “big data” and its impact on American consumers, including low income and underserved consumers. “A growing number of companies are

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Machine LearningNews

Text mining innovators-in-the-making MonkeyLearn have finally opened their beta version for the public to sign up. The announcement came at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, on Monday. The cloud-based artificial intelligence platform intends to transform text mining the same way WordPress made content creation available to all, reports VentureBeat. CEO

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Machine LearningNews

Pioneers in machine learning for visual recognition and founders of facial recognition software developer Kriegman-Belhumeur Vision Technology (KBVT), Professor Peter Belhumeur and Professor David Kriegman, have been hired by Dropbox. Aditya Agrawal, VP of Engineering at Dropbox told Josh Constine of TechCrunch that Dropbox is in need of such expertise

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Data ScienceMachine Learning

Whenever someone needs to cite an example of the staggering volume of data generation today, Twitter is called upon. It’s no wonder this is the case- every single minute, 649 new users sign up to the service, and an astonishing 342,000 tweets are created. Handling this vast ocean of data-

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Data Science

(Conflict (red) and cooperation (green) in Nigeria Jan-March 2014; source) For centuries, society has been captivated by the idea of the eternal return. From Indian philosophy and ancient Egyptian thought, from Pythagoras through to Nietzsche, the idea that history is cyclical and events will recur again and again infinitely has

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Machine LearningNews

Uber’s latest predictive model will deduce where you’re headed and it’ll be accurate 74% of the time. With the use of data analytics, the data team at Uber incorporated classic Bayesian statistics to set up a model that infers “where people ultimately want to go, rather than where people may

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Data ScienceNews

In a landmark move for Australia’s fifth largest city, Adelaide City Council and Cisco will be working in alliance to create Australia’s first Internet of Things Innovation Hub. “Our recent collaboration with the State Government and local internet provider Internode that now brings free WiFi across the city is a

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News

Enterprise Hadoop vendors MapR just demonstrated that their data platform is capable of ingesting over 100 million data points a second. These impressive performance results were unveiled at the sold-out Tableau Conference in Washington, using OpenTSDB on the MapR Distribution including the in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB. Using only four nodes

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Internet of Things

Cisco predicts that by 2020, we’ll have 50 billion connected devices. To put the in perspective, if current population projections are accurate, that’s between six seven connected devices for every person on the planet. Of course, this many data-generating devices will be a treasure-trove of opportunity- but also a complete

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Events

GraphConnect is the only conference that focuses on the rapidly growing world of graph databases and applications, and features Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database. Join the hundreds of graphistas from startups to Global 2000 companies, and see how they are leveraging the power of the graph to solve their

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