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

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Nest have unveiled plans to expand their brand in Europe. Both of Nest’s signature products- Thermostat and Protect– will be on available in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland by the end of September. The announcement was made on Saturday, at the IFA 2014 tech conference here in Berlin, which

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Berlin-based business intelligence platform adjust have secured $7.6 million in Series C funding round. to bolster their outreach in the U.S. The round saw contributions from existing investors Target Partners, Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures, as well as new investment from ACTIVE Venture Partners. With the war chest, adjust are training their sights

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ConversationsMachine Learning

In the first part of our interview with Sean Owen, Cloudera‘s Director of Data Science, we discussed the relationship between machine learning and Hadoop, the future of Apache Mahout and why machine learning has become such hot property. In this part of our discussion, we delved into the future of

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Data ScienceNewsTransportation & Logistics

Pop-up mass transit system, Bridj has had double the reasons to revel as it announced last week that it had acquired $4 million in funding to build on its innovative idea on mass transit and to top it, they hired Gabe Klein as its new Chief Operating Officer. What Uber

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Machine LearningNews

Baidu is getting closer to finishing the world’s largest computer cluster for deep learning. The system is reported to have 100 billion digitally simulated neural connections conceived by heavy graphics processing units (GPUs). To put things in perspective the human brain has around a hundred trillion neural connections. Five years

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BI & AnalyticsNews

A salary survey of predictive analytics professionals conducted by leading executive recruitment agency, Burtch Works, reports a marked climb, as more enterprises are lured by the utilities of Big Data. The subjects of the survey included analysts who work with SAS, R, SPSS and SQL and other tools such as

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Data ScienceNews

In a landmark scientific breakthrough, an international team of neuroscientists has been able to carry out ‘direct and non-invasive brain-to-brain transmission of information between humans,’ sitting 5000 miles apart, between India and France. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess

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Events

The 7th Data Science Day is hitting Berlin on the 30th October, hosted by Zalando and The Unbelievable Machine Company. The event is entitled “What´s next in Data Science? – or: just a bunch of really hot stuff!!!” If that amount of exclamation marks isn’t enough to get you excited,

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News

The Big data sprawl has managed to sap into the US public machinery, the latest being Traffic management. Leading outfit in Apache Hadoop Technology for Big Data Deployments, MapR has been an advocate of the need for data tools in transportation management and in a blog post last week emphasized

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Data ScienceMachine LearningNews

Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, in partnership with scientists from several institutes in California, has launched its hardware initiative to design and build new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics. An alliance between Google, NASA Ames Research Center and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), the Quantum Artificial Intelligence

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