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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

15 September, 2014- Ftc Workshop- Big Data: A Tool For Inclusion Or Exclusion?, Washington Dc
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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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Augmented Reality Development Gets Fuel As Google Leads Investment Of Record $542M In Secretive Magic Leap
Machine LearningNews

An augmented reality startup, Magic Leap, (whom everyone seems to find mysterious) has positively gained some more mystique quotient with the Google (and not Google Ventures) led $542 million Series B financing that it announced on Tuesday. There was participation from Qualcomm Ventures, Legendary Entertainment, including a personal investment from

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Uber Simulate Artificial City In Order To Optimize Service, Upturn Earnings
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Disrputive taxi service provider Uber has seemingly found out a way to maximize its earnings by figuring out exactly how to position its drivers. In a recent blog post, Uber data scientist Bradley Voytek talks about how Uber’s “science team” simulated a city and found out that taxi drivers can

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Text Mining Made Easy: Monkeylearn Go Into Public Beta
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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Alpine Data Labs Continue Mission To Bring Advanced Analytics To The Masses With Alpine Chorus 5.0
BI & AnalyticsMachine LearningNews

Alpine Data Labs have unvieled Alpine Chorus 5.0, an enterprise-class advanced analytics platform which aims to unify data access, management and monitoring on one platform. One of the major advancements between Chorus 4.0 and Chorus 5.0 is that Alpine now offers data managements across all the major Hadoop distributions. Alpine’s

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Microsoft Announce Azure Expansion, Including Real-Time Analytics For Hadoop
Machine LearningNews

The Strata + Hadoop World Conference has meant companies have been announcing new products, updates and funding left, right and centre this week. Microsoft are not immune to the dramatic appeal of sharing new announcements with a massive live audience, and unveiled a raft of new features for their Azure

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Kbvt'S Computer Vision Experts Join Dropbox Payroll To Smarten Up Photograph Curation
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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Australian Organisations Are Disenchanted By Big Data
Big DataNews

A new study from Accenture and Forrester has revealed that Australians are not jumping on the big data bandwagon with the same zeal as their international peers. 54% of Australian executives cite “budget” as the greatest obstacle they face when it comes to adopting data-driven approaches in their enterprise. But

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Splunk’s Operational Intelligence Software Aids Ucas With Level-A Results
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Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS),U.K., the organisation responsible for managing university and college applications, will incorporate Splunk to help release A-level results on August 14th. Splunk provides operational intelligence software that monitors, reports and analyzes real-time machine data. Enterprise IT architect at UCAS, Peter Raymond, says that the work

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New Google Chrome App Allows Data Scientists To Colaborate
Data ScienceNews

Google has quietly come up with a service that some of its employees worked on called CoLaboratory. Once the Google Chrome app is downloaded, the user instantly gets the IPython open-source software for interactive computing, and multiple Python libraries; multiple people can access and process data in a browser tab

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