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

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“Don’t Be Afraid of the Elephant in the Room” In the most cutting edge market of Big Data, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of storage, management, analysis, visualization and security. New technologies, solutions and challenges are exploding outwards as Big Data continues to grow exponentially. Hadoop, a huge

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2015 is certainly an exciting time for NoSQL database vendors Aerospike. 2014 saw them open source their technology, post groundbreaking benchmarks and add a whole raft of updates to their platform. Today, they’ve announced that Silicon Valley veteran John Dillon will be stepping into the breach as their new CEO.

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Internet of Things

It is a truth (almost) universally acknowledged that the Internet of Things is going to revolutionise how we live, work and think. From the explosion of sensor data, to connected cars, to the smart homes and cities of the future, IoT is permeating its way into every facet of our

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Data ScienceNews

A new iOS app Am I Going Down? refutes the claim that there’s a “one in a million chance” of your plane crashing. In fact, if you’re on a Boeing 747-700 flight from San Francisco to Dallas, there’s a 1 in 4,593,011 chance you’ll crash. A Boeing 777 Cathay Pacific

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Machine LearningNewsStartups

The rise of big data has ushered in a whole host of innovative startups, who all hope their idea will be the one to transform the data landscape forever. However, the startup landscape is a minefield, where even the most brilliant ideas can fall by the wayside without proper implementation

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Data Science

Two undoubtedly huge trends have been dominated our news roster this week- augmented reality, and the Internet of Things. It’s becoming ever more apparent that these two fields of technological development are going to shape how we live, work and think in the coming years. In augmented reality, MagicLeap’s imaginative

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Events

“Immerse yourself in the world of big data at Strata + Hadoop World. Explore solutions to your most challenging problems, connect with the brightest minds in data, find out what’s new in emerging technologies and Apache Hadoop—and see for yourself what data can do.” Full speaker information, programme and registration

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Machine LearningNews

Following on from their acquisition of VisualGraph last year, Pinterest are back on the machine learning acquisition hype with their latest purchase, Kosei. Kosei is machine learning startup that is led by data scientists & recommendation engine specialists. “Over the past year, Kosei has been building a unique technology stack that drives

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Data ScienceNews

A research paper published by a team of computer scientists based at Indiana University and Portugal’s Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia have shed light on the possibility of “Computational fact checking from knowledge networks” to tackle issue of checking the growing volumes of data that is trafficked online. The paper explains

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News

Apache Samza, the distributed stream processing framework, has now graduated to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), the Apache Software Foundation has revealed. “The incubation process at Apache has been great. It has helped us cultivate a strong community, and provided us with the support and infrastructure to make Samza grow,”

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