Tech Week Ireland are delighted to announce that Ada.Ada.Ada, the amazing interactive one-woman show about Ada Lovelace, will be performed live at the Tech Week Showcase Event at the RDS on April 28th.
The Irish Computer Society are delighted to announce that Púca’s Tech Week App won the Gold award for Best App for a Live Experience and the Bronze award for Best Educational App at last night’s Appy Awards. The Appy’s (Mobile Application Awards) are Ireland’s premier award for app developers, recognising innovation, creativity and excellence in app design. Read more
According to a study carried out by Accenture in 2013, young women believed that STEM careers were better suited to their male counterparts. Two years on, a refresh on this research titled Continuing to Power Economic Growth: Attracting more young women into Science and Technology 2.0 finds that, while some progress has been made, negative perceptions and gender stereotypes still remain. Read more
A new report has been published by the Data Protection Commissioner saying mobile apps are not respecting users privacy, with many seeking more personal data than needed.
Lack of compliance laws on website Cookies are coming under fire from Europe’s data protection authorities, only five years after an amended EU directive governing their use came into force.
It is a delicate area which will pose challenges for companies and organisations, its also not well understood by those who impatiently dismiss pop-ups or fail to read website policies to see what information those sites may be accessing and collecting. Read more
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Ireland is changing, and in order to meet its aspirations and be a world class centre for tech companies of tomorrow, it needs to inspire young people, both male and female to engage in technology. Read more
Ciara Stack Choose IT, Digital Inclusion, Digital Literacy, Education, European e-Competence Framework, Graduate Development Programme, Health ICT, Health IT, Health Technology, ICT Professionalism, IT Professionals Day, Leadership Development Programme, News, Online Learning, STEM, Tech Week, Technology
Career Zoo has been launched recently by its director Brian Ó hOisín and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, with strong interest in jobs in the technology sector, the event promises to deliver on the demand. Read more
Irish PhD student Siobhán O’Connor will showcase the Supporting LIFE app at the annual TEDMED conference taking place in Washington in September this year. Read more
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A new study titled “The Irish Software Landscape” claims measures need to be taken to help combat an IT skills and investment shortage in Ireland, as thousands of Irish software jobs could be lost to overseas. Read more
The ESB and Vodafone have joined forces and will invest €450 million into building a 100 per cent fibre broadband network across Ireland. The companies say that its firstcustomers should be online by early next year. Read more