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

Manzama, an Oregon-based startup whose software helps law firms keep abreast of key information on the clients, has announced a $1.3 million funding round. The round was led by Gold Bench Capital, with Seven Peaks and Cascade Angels also participating. With the money, Manzama plan to expand their product into

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Machine LearningNews

Microsoft has unveiled Project Adam, its deep learning neural network which is extremely good at image classification. Although you may think image classification has been done to death, Project Adam is a game changer- it claims to be 50 times faster than current leaders in the field. The level of

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Understanding Big Data

The open source technology market is huge. It fuels 1 million unique projects today, and opens up massive opportunities for small and large enterprises alike. It means small companies can deploy technologies in a cost-effective manner, and large enterprises have the means to scale; as John Gallaugher points out, Google has

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Machine LearningNews

Today is a good day for those looking to automate and demystify machine learning technologies. We’ve already reported PredictionIO, a machine learning startup which allows developers to build predictive applications with just a few lines of code, has raised $2.5 million to open source its product. Now, machine learning startup

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Machine LearningNews

PredictionIO, a company aiming to become the “MySQL of prediction”, has just raised $2.5 million in seed funding to open source machine learning, and allow developers to build predictive applications with just a few lines of code. Investors in the seed round include Azure Capital, QuestVP, CrunchFund and Stanford. As

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Uncategorized

Gerd König is a Data Engineer and instructor for YMC AG. YMC is a specialized service provider for web technologies, providing consulting, creation, custom development and safe (highly-available) hosting, as well as operations and maintenance services for online projects. Dataconomy recently sat down with Gerd at Berlin Buzzwords to discuss

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Machine LearningNews

Transcriptic, a California-based startup, has opened its APIs so that researchers can control its purpose-built robots. The robotos will process, store and analyse their genetic and biological samples, taking the legwork out of life sciences. Researchers will be able to spend less time on the tedious lab work and more

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News

Oracle has unveiled their Oracle Big Data SQL, a tool which runs single SQL queries across Oracle’s own database, Hadoop and NoSQL. The software is a feature in Oracle’s Big Data Appliance, which includes Cloudera’s enterprise Hadoop product. In discussion with ZDNet, vice president of big data and advanced analytics

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News

Press Release: Splunk Inc. provider of the leading software platform for real-time operational intelligence, today announced that John Lewis is using Splunk® Enterprise to deliver operational and customer insight across johnlewis.com, a website that generates a billion British Pounds of annual revenue. Originally selected to search and alert on John Lewis’ IT

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Conversations

Datastax, the leading enterprise Cassandra provider, recently unveiled Datastax Enterprise 4.5. DSE 4.5 is focused around making it easier than ever to develop and deploy, as well as increased performance capabilities, supported by integration with Apache Spark and partnership with Databricks. Dataconomy recently spoke to Robin Schumacher, Datastax’s VP of

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