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

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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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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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 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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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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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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You’re an extremely talented engineering high school senior, and the future looks bright. You’re well on track to obtaining the sexiest profession in the world, and a job in Silicon Valley at one of the world’s most well-renowned companies is in your reach, perhaps with a 6-figure starting salary attached.

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infographics

We’re in the midst of a health data revolution, with the Internet of Things and digitisation of health records meaning data is becoming increasingly comprehensive, and also increasingly actionable. This infographic from [email protected] talks us through the background of Electronic Health Records (EHR), how widely EHR have been adopted, and

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This week, we have a special line up of interesting big data news and articles. Alexandre Passant,  the co-founder of Music & Data Geeks, looks at the Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and runs some “API-based data-science” to see what insights we can derive from this top-500. We also learnt

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Data ScienceNews

California is in the throes of a wildfire epidemic. Wildfires have their purpose- they often help to maintain the overall health of forests, by clearing out dead plants and trees and releasing the nutrients therein. But whilst California languishes in a major drought, the wildfire situation has spun out of

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