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Engineering Serendipity: Why Web Summit hires Data Scientists to Help You Network

Excitement is building in advance of Web Summit next week. In just four short years it has grown from just 400 attendees at the first event, to 20,000 who will throng the RDS next week. In a post on the Web Summit Blog, founder Paddy Cosgrave admits that, by traditional wisdom, theirs is an unlikely success: Arguably no technology […]

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Why Paddy Cosgrave is Wrong about Irish Universities and Grade Inflation

Paddy Cosgrave says he thinks Trinity degrees are worth more than those from other universities because of ‘grade inflation’. But the research he quotes says Trinity’s grade inflation is as bad, if not worse. Yesterday, The Summit announced that it is creating 40 new jobs.  But cheers turned to boos, when it emerged that the operator of […]

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Win a Trip for Two to The Summit 2014

The dust has barely settled on The Summit* 2013, but it’s time to think about 2014.  And it’s been announced that the first 500 tickets are now available on a 2-for-1 deal, i.e. 250 pairs at €790 per pair. What’s more, the 250 ticket-pairs will be entered into a draw for free summit tickets and […]

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