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

infographicsNews

If you’re not sick of World Cup fever just yet, we have a few World Cup visualisations to brighten up your weekend. The first is a visualisation showing how World Cup teams are drawn from league players around the world. Although you have to be a national citizen to play

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Data ScienceNews

We recently reported on how big data is revolutionising recruitment by aggregating job applications and sifting out the best talent: now, Entelo are harnessing this kind of technology to boost diversity in the recruitment process. Look into the offices of any given tech company right now, you will more than

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Teradata and MongoDB have annouced an alliance, and working on integrating their products to boost analytic workloads. The integration revolves around Teradata’s bi-directional QueryGrid connector, introduced in version 15 of Teradata’s namesake database, released in April. Teradata have already released a few QueryGrid connectors, with systems such as Aster, Oracle

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Understanding Big Data

Infrastructure is the cornerstone of Big Data architecture. Possessing the right tools for storing, processing and analysing your data is crucial in any Big Data project. In last installment of “Understanding Big Data”, we provided a general overview of all of the technologies in the Big Data landscape. In this

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Data ScienceNews

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, co-author of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, has been speaking in Taipei recently about the possibilities of Big Data for Taiwan’s small and medium enterprises. He highlighted that one of the main reasons Taiwan’s SMEs ought to be capitalising on

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Data ScienceNews

Mode, a startup marketing itself as the “Github for data analysis”, has opened a beta version of its service to the public, as well as securing $2 million in venture capital. Formation8 led the funding round, with participation from Panorama Pointand Goldcrest as well as individual investors, including Reddit founder

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Press Release: OTTO, the largest online retailer for end-consumer fashion and lifestyle in Germany, and Blue Yonder, a leading provider of Predictive Analytics, were named winner of the Best Customer Insight Project category at the BT Retail Week Technology Awards in the UK. The project, titled ‘Closed Loop – system-based

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Accessibility has been the flavour of the week, with several big names making announcements which will shake up the analytics market and put greater focus on making tools easier to use. The main announcement was Facebook’s decision to open source Haxl. Written in Haskell, Haxl is an internally-developed library which

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Machine LearningNews

Yesterday, Microsoft announced Azure ML, a new machine learning service on the cloud-based Azure platform. The service will allow users to build big data-based apps and APIs to predict future events. The platform uses machine learning capabilities already seen in Microsoft’s Bing and Xbox, using predefined workflows and templates to

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Data ScienceNews

Data Science for Social Good, a data science fellowship personally bankrollled Google chief Eric Schmidt, has commenced for its second summer. The fellowship sees 48 fellows (selected from a pool of 300 candidates) come together “to tackle problems that really matter.” Partners this year include World Bank Group, City of

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