Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including CoderDojo’s vision to bring coding to every child, two Irish start-ups on Mary Meeker’s radar and a sci-tech event with a rocking free summer festival.
Giustina Mizzoni is unequivocal when she says CoderDojo’s aim is to bring coding to every child in every school – and, with a growing worldwide presence, this cool project is well underway.
Two Irish start-ups, Intercom and Stripe, have featured in Mary Meeker’s influential Internet Trends report for breaking down complexity in the areas of customer relationship management and e-commerce respectively.
At Google I/O the internet giant gave a tantalising view of where it is headed next – domination of the internet of things (IoT) and mobile devices. Here’s our list of the key developments you need to take stock of.
The best networking at tech conferences happens in relaxed, social settings – but that shouldn’t confine delegates to pubs and bars. Inspirefest unlocks Dublin’s potential with an outdoor Fringe festival to entertain and connect its visitors through a variety of events and performances.
Germany this week became the first country in Europe to auction low frequency 700Mhz wireless spectrum that will boost wireless broadband availability in rural areas, making it possible to beam wireless up to 10km.
Phenomenally popular podcast series Serial has announced two new seasons that are ready for release this year and next.
EU funding programme EuropeanPioneers is seeking 13 start-ups and SMEs from all over Europe to pitch ideas for a chance to receive equity-free funding of up to €250,000.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley reveals how he plans to empower the next 2bn members of the world’s middle classes with his Obi smartphone and how success in business today requires harnessing the power shift to consumers’ opinions.
Apple has set its sights on the burgeoning augmented reality space with the acquisition of Metaio, a company that is an offshoot of an R&D project at Volkswagen.
An MIT robot modelled after the cheetah has become the first four-legged robot to autonomously jump over obstacles.
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