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

Machine LearningNews

Automatic translation of written text has become fairly ubiquitous and commonplace on the internet- you’d be hard pushed to find someone who hasn’t leaned on Google or Bing translators once in a while. But now deep learning technology means that instant translations of speech may come to be just as

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Machine LearningNews

Not content with owning some of the most efficient data centres on the planet, Google are now using machine learning to gain a greater understanding of their server farms. At the Data Centres Europe conference, Google’s Joe Kava detailed how they were using neural networks to sift through the immense

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Collecting personal information in the world of Big Data has its advantages; it allows companies to prevent fraud for instance, and personalise our online experiences. But it also has a more nefarious side; personal data can be hacked, allowing strangers access to our most intimate personal details. And it’s not

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This season sees Big Data hitting the basketball courts, as every NBA team has access to intricate data which tells them the position of the ball and every player, for every second, in every game of the season. The company making it happen are SportVU, founded in 2005 by technicians

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Researchers from the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and the University of Washington are aiming to take machine learning to the next level with system LEVAN. Rather than learning a specific concept, LEVAN aims to Learn EVerything about ANything (hence the name). Unlike most machine learning projects, which learn either

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Competitve Edge, a new digital platform, will be providing Big Data insights into the world of Fantasy Football from August onwards. Beyond the traditional approach of picking players based on past performance metrics, Competitive Edge will allow users to make informed decisions based on mental, physical and environmental factors which

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

In this day and age, you’d be hard-pushed to find an industry-leading business whose marketing strategy doesn’t heavily feature social media. Indeed, for businesses of all sizes, Twitter and its kin offer huge opportunities for promotion and increasing brand awareness. Getting people to retweet your site/product opens you up to

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Berlin Buzzwords, ‘Germany’s most exciting conference on storing, processing and searching large amounts of digital data’, is back for a fifth year. The conference will take place on May 25-28, at Kulturbrauerei Berlin. It will feature a range of presentations on large scale computing projects, ranging from beginner-friendly talks to

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Big DataHealthcareNews

Researchers at the University of Leeds have pioneered a data mining system for individualising blood cancer treatment, which could revolutionise all cancer care. The blood cancer research was focused around non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which affects 10,000 people in the UK annually, making it the sixth most common cancer. The system, funded by the

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NewsTransportation & Logistics

DoorDash, an on-demand food delivery startup just announced a $17.3 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Sequoia Capital, who also led a $30 million funding round for Sumo Logic this week. Existing investors Khosla Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Pejman Mar Ventures and Ted Zagat (of Zagat Survey) also participated.

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