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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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Palantir, the CIA funded US firm that specializes in data mining and analysis, is currently raising a serious round of funding, according to sources close to the company. Palantir could be looking at raising $400 million through the current round at a valuation of around $15 billion, according to Forbes. Knowledgeable

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Office, the UK based online shoe store has received a warning from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) where the imposing of a fine or stricter measures were imminent, in the aftermath of a data breach that compromised customer information. Personal information such as contact details and website passwords of over

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Data ScienceStartups

So you’ve got your Next Great Idea for a data science startup that’s going to change the world. There’s a diverse number of paths you could take- incubators, accelerators, hiring a cheap office space- but one option we hear less about is coworking. We recently spoke to William van den

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Data ScienceNews

Platform9, the private cloud service startup, has today announced the general availability of Platform9 Managed OpenStack, a SaaS solution that promises to transform an organization’s existing servers into an Amazon like “agile”, self-service private cloud in a matter of minutes. Sirish Raghuram, the co-founder and CEO of Platform9 said: “Today,

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Machine LearningNews

Facebook in an unprecedented move has open-sourced some of its machine learning tools with the scientific computing framework,Torch. The announcement came earlier last week on Friday, through the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) blog. “Today, we’re open sourcing optimized deep-learning modules for Torch. These modules are significantly faster than the default

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Big DataNews

Big Data and Information Analytics have permeated innumerable fields and providing valuable insight to data miners as required. The UK’s electoral system isn’t lagging behind. Proclaimed to be UK’s “first truly data-driven election,” the upcoming decider will see various political parties gathering election relevant data on key voters across the

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine LearningNews

Researchers of the Cognitive Modelling Group at Germany’s University of Tubingen have developed the Mario AI Project wherein a self aware Mario who makes decisions based on what it learns through spoken instructions or concepts and by exploring his environment. Mario here has also been programmed with internal emotive states

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Data ScienceNews

Cloudian, the hybrid cloud storage provider, has rolled out its latest offering – the Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software, last Thursday. An enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, the HyperStore 5.1 is a plug-and-play hybrid cloud software accommodates full Apache Hadoop integration. “To store data on a smart system like HyperStore, and run Hadoop

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MapR, one of the front-runners of Apache Hadoop Technology for Big Data Deployments, has revealed intentions of going public by late 2015. ‘We feel like we’re still on track for something late in 2015. We’re having a fantastic [fourth] quarter. Enterprise software tends to be very backend-loaded, meaning that we

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Data Science

TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 8 Trends In Big Data For 2015 “As a Big Data recruiter, the speed of change in the industry never ceases to amaze me. I can’t fail to get up in the morning and wonder what the next year (or day) might bring in this ever changing

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