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Dublin infosec start-up founded by BT Young Scientist winner bags $3.2m

Led by 19-year-old Shane Curran, privacy infrastructure developer Evervault has just secured major funding led by Sequoia Capital. In 2017, Dubliner Shane Curran was named winner of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). Now, at the age of 19, the company he founded earlier this year has secured $3.2m in seed funding. Evervault, …

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You Can Be a Data-Driven Company Without a Data Scientist

Many companies say they want to be “data-driven,” but surprisingly few are actually managing it. That might be because there’s no commonly accepted definition of  “data-driven,” or it could be they are putting technology before strategy. To sort it out, I invited Linda Schumacher, senior director of analytics and data strategy at customer experience company Qualified …

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A day in the life of… Ana Sousa, Data Scientist at Cxense – Econsultancy

Ana Sousa is a Data Scientist at Cxense, a data management platform that offers online advertising, analytics, conversion rate optimization and content recommendations for publishers. Econsultancy caught up with her to find out what a data scientist really does, the skills she uses in her role, why her job was “love at first sight”, and …

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Young Scientist Adam jets off for European Scientific Glory

Winner of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 Adam Kelly is to represent Ireland in the EU Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Sofia, Bulgaria this weekend. Adam, from Skerries Community College in Dublin, won the BTYSTE for his project “Optimising The Simulation of General Quantum Circuits”. He will represent Ireland at the …

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What Is a Data Scientist? The Simple Answer You’ve Been Seeking

You’re finally ready to make some moves professionally. You are curious, are analytical and have a knack for math—and you know there has to be a career out there that puts that talent to good use. One career field that just might fit the bill is data science. You’ve probably heard snippets about “Big Data” …

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An interview with Robin Xiong, Data Scientist at CouponBirds

An interview with Robin Xiong, Data Scientist at CouponBirds 1. Could you briefly introduce yourself? What are your main interests outside of work?   Hi, my name is Robin Xiong. I majored in Network Engineering at university. Before I went to college, I knew nothing about computer science. But when I started to learn computer technology, …

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