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WordCamp Dublin 2017

Great weekend in DCU at WordCamp Dublin 2017 with bloggers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, teachers, etc, etc. Two days of networking, workshops and talks. Expert hosted Help Desk. Free exchange of ideas, methods and tech tips. It was great to meet everybody in the flesh. 

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Whizzkids DCU Week 5

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Whizzkids DCU Week 5 was great fun and a mix of nationalities and abilities. The group consisted of novices, old hands and a very able hacker. Besides learning HTML, CSS and Javascript as they constructed their webpages the coders also got to work the BBC Micro:bit board. They were also introduced to […]

Audio add-on for BBC micro:bit

“This short video introduces the amp:bit, the easiest way to hook up a set of headphones or speakers to your BBC micro:bit. Simply plug the micro:bit into the amp:bit and then plug-in your headphones! alternatively you can solder a PC speaker directly to the provided pads or solder a screw terminal. The amp:bit also […]

Dublin Makers 2017

DUBLIN MAKERS 2017

takes place in Merrion Square, Dublin on July 22nd fro 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. It is a family event. NO ADMISSION FEE. Tell your friends.

Educational Podcasting Research

I received an email directly to the website ‘catch all’ account on October 7th last. It purported to be from a teacher in southern Italy who was researching “podcasting in education” and she was particularly interested in the eTwinning project entitled “Once Upon A Blog” which ran 10 years ago. The project involved the teachers […]

Science Hack Day Dublin

November 18th, 2016 | Tags: , , , , , | Category: Coding, Communicaions, Education, Electronics, Hacking, ICT, Making, News, Photography, Projects, Python, Raspberry Pi, Scratch, Workshops | 2 comments