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

Machine Learning

It’s safe to say that at the present moment, machine learning is big news. In the past week, we’ve seen Tumblr getting in the game, Google making further machine learning acquistions, and Nervana annoucing an £3.3 million in funding for the machine learning initiatives. When you think of machine learning,

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Machine LearningNews

A repository to let Robots access and share information from the Internet, has been devised by Scientists at Cornell University. Robo Brain is an expansive computational system that “learns from publicly available internet resources, computer simulations, and real-life robot trials” and it is currently downloading “one billion images, 120,000 YouTube

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News

American whistleblower in exile, Edward Snowden, has revealed the existence of a secret search engine, ICReach for sharing citizen metadata within various US domestic law enforcement agencies and more. “The search tool was designed to be the largest system for internally sharing secret surveillance records in the United States, capable

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Press Release- Logi Analytics the analytics everywhere company, today announced the release of Logi Vision 1.3, combining new analytical capabilities with social features that transform data discovery from the purview of data scientists to anyone who needs data-driven insights. Logi Vision 1.3 will be available to try as a downloadable,

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Data ScienceHealthcareNews

In what seems to be a subtle but significant step forward, neuroscientists have been able to study neural activity in the brain, of multitudes of neurons simultaneously, according to a new review paper published in Nature. John P. Cunningham, assistant professor of statistics at Columbia University and Byron M. Yu

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Data ScienceNews

In a move which could have students across the world weeping with joy, LinkedIn have mined their data pool to offer unprecedented insights into the world of internships. In a recent post on their blog, the LinkedIn team published research detailing which industries were more likely to provide internship opportunities,

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Data ScienceNews

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, is working with IBM to tackle its massive data processing, storage, and management challenges. They’re using IBM’s software technology to construct a Big Data and Analytics architecture, helping scientists to gain access to a trove of atomic structure and X-ray

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infographicsNews

As Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” The good people at Solink definitely took this to heart when crafting their latest infographic, which aims to define big data in a manner your Grandma would understand. We think the results serve

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