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

Internet of Things
NewsTechnology & IT

A group of tech giants has come together to develop an open-source code that is applicable to all wireless—connected devices. Under the name “Open Internet Consortium”, companies such Dell, Samsung, Atmel, Broadcom and Intel’s Wind River are working together on a communal concept of the Internet of things. Their first

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Data Science

We recently discussed the pitfalls of big data with Gartner’s Research VP, creator of the 3 V’s and all-round big data legend Doug Laney, and formulated some don’ts of big data to steer your big data dreams in the right direction. In almost any discussion about big data, the word

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Machine LearningNews

Although the days of endless drawers of VCR tapes are over, home videos are still alive and well. With cameras fitted to our mobiles and tablets and more affordable camera technology, everyone’s become an amateur videographer. But often, we’ll shoot five minutes of video for an interesting moment which could

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Adidas SAP HANA
NewsRetail & Consumer

In an effort to improve its response to buying trends and costumer preferences, sportswear giant Adidas is now starting to use the MicrosStrategy’s analytics platform which is based on SAP’s cloud-based in- memory computing platform HANA. Michael Voegele, Vice President of Global IT and Head of Enterprise Architecture at Adidas

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News

Press Release- Actian Corporation (“Actian”) extends its leadership in big data analytics by announcing today that industry heavyweights including Hortonworks, MicroStrategy, Penguin Computing, Slalom Consulting and Tableau are joining Actian to provide enterprise-grade analytics natively in Hadoop using SQL. Actian Analytics Platform™ – Hadoop SQL Edition, introduced last month at

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IBM Watson
HealthcareNews

In collaboration with a small group of other companies, Modernizing Medicine, a company developing electronic medical record systems out of Boca Raton, Florida, is working on an app supported by IBM’s Watson. The new program will be an enhanced version of their Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA), already in use in

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News

Press Release- At the Spark Summit 2014, GridGain™ Systems, provider of the leading open source In-Memory Computing (IMC) Platform, announced that it has enhanced both the performance and ease of deployment of the latest version of the GridGainIn-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop®, expanding the benefits of in-memory computing to the Hadoop

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News

Partners Capgemini and Cloudera have blissfully co-existing since the autumn of last year. Now, they’re taking their relationship to the next level; they’re extending their partnership to assisst and accelerate big data deployment in Australia. Capgemini is also accelerating its global investment in the Cloudera platform. “Frontiers between the digital

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Machine LearningNews

We’ve talked alot of the the potentially nefarious uses of big data, but few would argue that when it comes to health, data is a powerful and benevolent tool. This tool is being to use at Mount Sinai hospital, where Doctors have developed an associative memory engine which can diagnose

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ConversationsRetail & Consumer

Bol.com is an online retail portal based out of the Netherlands. They sell over 8 million products, stocking everything from entertainment to electronics, from books to jewellery. Recommending the perfect product from this vast range can be like finding a needle in a haystack; we caught up with Barrie Kersbergen,

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