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Datahug and Teamwork.com Founders confirmed for WASUP14 [Audio]

Wild Atlantic Startups, or WASUP, is the name of an event to be held at the University of Limerick on 9 May.  It’s described as “a no-nonsense platform enabling entrepreneurs advance their knowledge, and startups hone their skills” and it’s aimed in particular at regional entrepreneurs. WASUP14 is organised by Shane McCarthy of BlueChief and he joins Conn on […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video Sean O'Sullivan launches €20k Mathletes Challenge for Schools [Video]

Sean O’Sullivan launches €20k Mathletes Challenge for Schools [Video]

Dragon’s Den investor  Sean O’Sullivan has launched a competition for Irish schools which he is funding to the tune of €20,000 to develop competitive mathematics skills in Irish youth.  The programme will use material from the Khan Academy, and further details are available at mathletes.ie. I caught up with Sean on Tuesday evening as the […]

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Podcast with Gabriela Avram of 3DCamp

Here’s a bonus podcast for this week featuring Gabriela Avram, lecturer in Digital Media at the University of Limerick and one of the organisers of 3DCamp, which will be held on 25 May. In the spirit of BarCamp, 3Dcamp is open, inclusive and free to attend – it’s also very cool, with a focus on […]

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XKCD’s Randall Munroe Coming To Limerick

The University of Limerick’s computer society, Skynet, is running SkyCon again this year. This time round the event will take place over the weekend of October 6th and 7th and the lineup of speakers is pretty impressive. Randall Munroe, the guy behind XKCD, will be speaking, as will Ubuntu’s Mark Shuttleworth. They’ll be joined by […]

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