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

Big DataNews

At Cisco’s recent IoE symposium in Chicago, the commander of public safety information technology for the Chicago Police Department discussed how big data was being used to forecast crime and clean up the streets. Yet, it was another street-cleaning initiative which really captured the audience’s imagination; how big data is

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Big DataNews

Last year, 28,594 organs were transplanted in the US. Although this seems like an impressive number, it pales in comparison to the number of people who currently need an organ transplant, which is over 120,000. 18 people die each day waiting for an organ according to United Network for Organ

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Conversations

Mark Lewis is the Senior Director of Marketing at Cloudera. Cloudera offers a unified platform for big data; its enterprise data hub, built on Apache Hadoop. The Enterprise Data Hub allows companies to execute storage, access, management, analysis, security and search all within one framework. We recently caught up with

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News

Bose Corporation have posted a raft of new job oppurtunities on LinkedIn, based around machine learning, data science and network analysis. The team they’re building appears to be focused around offering a more personally-tailored customer experience, something we’ve seen many large enterprises using big data for in recent years. The

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Sumo Logic, an operational & machine data intelligence provider, yesterday announced that they had by named a “Big Data Competency Partner” by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon’s Competency Programme is part of their larger partnership network, and was created to identify successful, technically proficient companies in the big data field.

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Alpine Data Labs today unveiled Alpine Chorus 4.0, “the industry’s first Advanced Analytics enterprise platform that enables universal data discovery and search”. It also introduces a first-of-its-kind life cycle management facility for Hadoop and non-Hadoop platforms, allowing for machine learning algorithms & analytics to managed simply and in a timely

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Big DataFinTech

We often discuss the inherent value of data; perhaps the most obviously valuable data is virtual currency. Bitcoin in particular has garnered vast media recognition and speculation in recent years; Jason Kolb named Bitcoin’s distributed proof of ownership model as a world-changing technology. Another area with incredibly high valuable potential

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Data ScienceNews

The Niayes region near Dakar in Senegal has a serious pest problem. The pest in question is the tsetse fly, known to spread sleeping sickness to humans and enfeebling diseases to cows (a crucial part of Niayes’ agricultural industry). Past methods to drive the flies out have included drenching vast

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HealthcareNews

Doctors in the Carolinas Health System are making patient care a little more personal. The system, which includes more than 900 hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and surgical centers in North and South Carolina, have begun using consumer data on 2 million people to identify high-risk patients, and take a

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Press Release- Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced the general availability of version 3.1 of the Splunk® App for Enterprise Security. Recently named a Leader in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, Splunk introduces a new risk

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