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

The Grid Wants The Websites Of The Future To Build Themselves
Machine LearningNews

Building a killer website is crucial to almost any enterprise. The visuals, layout and branding of a webpage are vital to luring the right customers in, especially for ecommerce websites. A detail as seemingly insignificant as the placement of the “Add to Basket” button can have a tangible impact on

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How Twitter Handles Your Data
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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Guesswork: A Machine Learning Platform To Predict Customer Intent
Machine LearningNews

Guesswork, a machine learning service built on the Google Predict API, announced last week the launch of a machine learning platform to help bring customer relationship management (CRM) companies closer to developing intelligent products. Guesswork CEO and co-founder Mani Doraisamy says, “The next big CRM will be the one that

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Thoughtspot Combine Enterprise-Class Features With Consumer-Class Usability On 1 Bi Platform
BI & AnalyticsNews

As every industry becomes more data-driven, it becomes increasingly crucial that everyone in an organisation- from the Heads of IT to the least tech-savvy business person- has access to the key information. But of course, the requirements of these personel differ wildly, and there is yet to emerge a single

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Mapping The Future Of Mankind Using Historical Datasets
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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Wyvern Lets You Use Multiple Programming Languages Within The Same Program
News

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have designed a programming method which allows the use of numerous other programming languages within the same framework, known as Wyvern. It empowers programmers to use the language most suitable for each function and also does this securely against code injection attacks, which is

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Big Data Reveals The Smartest Have Been Magnetised To The Cities For 2,000 Years
Big DataNews

The idea of the smart and talented in the hinterlands packing their bags and heading for the city is a well-known trope. But a new study investigating the cultural movements of the past 2,000 years using big data reveals that this is a story as old as time itself. The

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News

Yesterday, we reported on how bad the wildfire situation in California has become. But even when they’re not fighting fires, California is battling with a truly profound water shortage. Reservoirs are dramatically depleted, and rainfall is few and far between. According the the US Drought Monitor, more than 80% of

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Bluedata Pioneers Creation Of Self-Service Cloud Experience With Epic Enterprise
News

BlueData, a stealth mode startup that deals in private clouds, has launched a free 5-node license of EPIC Enterprise which may be the industry’s first Big Data software that enables enterprises to create a self-service cloud experience on-premises. “Enterprises need a platform to easily experiment with existing and emerging Big

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The Hidden Costs Of Manual Data Collection
infographics

This new infographic from open, secure RFID Asset Management providers RF Code looks into the hidden costs of manual data collection. It shows that the costs involved in actually collecting the data are often just the tip of the iceberg, and uncovers myriad factors that businesses might not consider during

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