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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 […]

Education on Air Weekend

2 December 2016 23:00–4 December 2016 00:00 GMT

Teddy's @ DojoCon 2016

The Teddy’s Icecream van arrived at DojoCon 2016 and was an instant hit.

Pam O’Brien @pamelaaobrien and Mags Amond @magsamond (and two young ladies) enjoy a Teddy’s Icecream at DojoCon 2016. #dojocon

I must have missed the memo. It genuinely came as a surprise to […]

OTG Cables

I have received a few queries regarding the OTG cables I use with the Raspberry Pi Zero. The truth is I get them from wherever I can. Initially I bought samples from China through eBay but I eventually purchased the last few packets from the UK through Amazon UK. Click on the above image […]

National Vetting Bureau

Imagine my shock and disappointment back in 2015 to learn from my ex-principal that I had failed the Garda Vetting procedure. I had recently retired from primary school teaching on the 31st August 2014 after 41 years in education. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of telling the truth and recorded on the […]

Coding Course with Bridge 21

My coding course with Bridge 21 finished today. It was advertised as a course for Advanced Cycle teachers and mentors in the extra curricular voluntary sectors. The 2 day course cum workshop covered Python, Scratch, the Raspberry Pi and basic electronics. The course was delivered over 2 days – Monday and Tuesday for 5 […]