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

Ncar Improves Big Data Services To Drive Collaboration Between Climate &Amp; Weather Researchers
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In the US, the National Center for Atmospheric News (NCAR) are using Globus Plus to increase data access and forge stronger collaborations. They’ve also upgraded their central file service, known as the Globally Accessible Data Environment (GLADE). Globus, a project of the Computation Institute (a partnership of The University of

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Market Research Reveals Big Data To Be Worth $46 Billion By 2018
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The Global big data market is estimated to be worth $46 Billion by 2018. The report “Big Data Market By Types (Hardware; Software; Services; BDaaS – HaaS; Analytics; Visualization as Service); By Software (Hadoop, Big Data Analytics and Databases, System Software (IMDB, IMC): Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis (2013 – 2018)”

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The Future Of The Smart Home Is Much Wider &Amp; More Diverse Than The Jetsons Would Have You Believe
Data ScienceNews

Tony Fadell, a former Jobs Protege & current co-founder and CEO of Nest believes that the idea of one central platform that runs smart homes of the future isn’t quite what things are moving towards. In a candid interview with Fast Company Executive Editor Noah Robischon,  the Nest chief executive talks about automated homes, among other

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Microsoft Reveals Its Azure Agenda With Machine Learning And Intelligent Agents
Machine LearningNews

Machine Learning – mining already available data to predict trends and patterns – is increasingly becoming integrated into the fabric of our daily lives. Services such as demand forecasting, virtual assistants, search portals, fraud detection, spam filters, are all powered by machine learning. And there is more on its way.

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Nest’s Smart Home Automation Products Are Coming To Europe
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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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Data Science And The Theatre: What Stats Can Teach Us About The Arts
Data ScienceNews

This week saw the publishing of the first major report in the size and breadth of London’s theatre scene. The aim of the report is to provide policymakers with a complete picture of the theatre landscape in Britain’s capital, and some of the headline stats are pretty impressive. The total

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Crowdsourced Opensignal Lands $4M To Create Next Generation Of Networks
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Network performance signal mapper OpenSignal has landed $4 million in its first round of funding, driven by Qualcomm Ventures (the chipmakers investment wing). O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital also participated in the round. According to CEO Brendan Gill, more than nine million people have downloaded their app worldwide. “This

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Graphlab Unveil Graphlab Create 1.0 To Public, Loaded With New Deep Learning And Predictive Features
Machine LearningNews

GraphLab, a machine learning and graph computation startup, announced the general availability of their flagship product GraphLab Create 1.0 at the Strata + HadoopWorld 2014 conference on Wednesday. The software platform brings large-scale machine learning capabilities including predictive analytics to data scientists working in organisations. Carlos Guestrin, CEO of GraphLab,

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Adjust Directs Efforts To Us And Asian Expansion With Newfound $7.6M Funding
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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Saffron Technology'S Saffron 10 Mimics Brain Function To Anticipate Future Events
Machine LearningNews

Saffron Technology have just announced Saffron 10, the latest version of their Natural Intelligence Platform. Saffron Technology cliams to be the first cognitive computing solution on the market that draws on how the brain learns and anticipates event. The system looks for associations in the data that might have remained

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