Top 10 – The Future of Tech

1. Screenless Display

While the idea of a screenless display might seem to defeat the purpose of a display, it’s actually all down to projection devices, hologram machines, and tech like Google Glass. It’s not all wearable though, with much planned around TVs and games console. We could soon be in a world of screenless displays as envisioned in the likes of Star Wars!

Every screenless display offers something different, but regardless of purpose, scientists and tech-enthusiasts say they’re the future. Continue reading Top 10 – The Future of Tech

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Is Technology Changing How We Watch and Play Sports?

A brilliant victory for the Irish women’s team capped a historic year for Irish rugby with both teams completing a 6 Nations double. As a nation, we watched the action play out. But while watching, did you notice the small square lump on the back of the players’ jerseys?

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Girls Hack Ireland

Girls Hack Ireland, women in tech
Left to right: Sadhbh O’Muirí (Dunshaughlin Community College), Lydia Koilparambil (St Dominic’s Cabra), Mary Ishabigi (St Dominic’s Cabra) and Niamh Scanlon (Girls Hack Ireland mentor) at Girls Hack Ireland in DCU

Taken from: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/technology/girls-hack-ireland-event-aims-to-get-young-women-coding-1.2148844

What happens when 100 or so teenage girls gather for a day, learn coding skills and “hack” new websites? Add a bit of music, food, prizes and some helpful mentors and you have Girls Hack Ireland, which took place on Saturday at Dublin City University.

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F1 in Schools National Finalists.

After all the F1 in Schools Regional Finals the following have qualified for the National Finals taking place as part of Tech Week in Dublin Castle on the 29th of April 2015. A big congratulations to everyone! Continue reading F1 in Schools National Finalists.

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4 teams from Limerick Regional Finals win places at the National Finals of the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge.  

F1 in Schools regional finalists

Ten teams battled it out in the University of Limerick despite the adverse weather condition to qualify for a place in the National Final of F1 in Schools Technology Challenge which takes place in Dublin Castle as part of Tech Week on 29th April. The F1 in Schools Technology Challenge is powered in Ireland by the Irish Computer Society, and supported by SFI Discover. Continue reading 4 teams from Limerick Regional Finals win places at the National Finals of the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge.  

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Sign up for the Intel Galileo Competition!

Intel Galileo Competition

Intel Galileo is a 3rd level technology competition open to all 3rd level registered undergraduate students in Ireland.  A Prize of €1,000 will be awarded to the best project

Guidelines:

· Completed entries must incorporate a Galileo Board*

·  Entries must be submitted here

·  Shortlisted Entries must be prepared to showcase their project during Tech Week (www.techweek.ie )26th April – 2nd May (venue & date TBD) where the top project will be unveiled

* Previous work undertaken by applicants on Galileo may be included as long as it has not already been published

Key Dates:

  • Monday 13th April: Receipt of Entry by email to padraig.s.omurchu@intel.com
  • Friday 17th April: Initial Evaluation complete with top 5 projects invited to exhibit during Tech Week 26th April – 2nd May (venue & date TBD)
  • 26th April – 2nd May: Intel technology award and prize of €1,000 awarded during Tech Week.

Big fan of tech and its future? Why not take part in Ireland’s dedicated festival of technology, Tech Week, from the 26th of April to the 2nd of May? In the meantime, you can come chat all things tech with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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