Dublin Makers 2019

The Dublin Makers 2019 free family event takes place this Saturday, July 20th 2019 in Merrion Square, Dublin.

Eight hours of family edutainment from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Plenty of entertainment and food stands onsite. 

Check out the video and and link for more information.

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WordCamp Dublin October 2019

WordCamp Dublin takes place on the 19-20 October 2019 at the DCU Business School, Dublin, Ireland

WordCamp Dublin 2019 (#WCDUB) is a 2-day long conference focusing on helping you learn more about WordPress, and how to use it more effectively. We hope to run two workshops in addition to help those new to the platform. You will have a chance to meet 300-plus like-minded people, make friends, exchange tips and obtain expert advice on all things WordPress related.

The conference includes sessions on:

  • WordPress trends
  • Customizing WordPress websites
  • Search engine optimisation
  • Content creation
  • Plugin development
  • Theme design
  • Freelancing
  • Online security

This event is perfect for anyone with an interest in WordPress, no matter your level of expertise. We plan to have specific talks for those brand new to WordPress, business-orientated sessions and more in-depth talks, for the experienced developers.

Want to join us? Get a ticket here.

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Raspberry Pi 4 has arrived!

I will leave it to my trusted YouTuber, Christopher Barnatt of Explaining Computers.com to give you the low down.

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While the cats away . .

While the cats away the mice or keyboards will play. 

I was away in Oz for the past month and a sustained attack on my site resulted in it being suspended until I returned. No access was gained but all posts from February to the present have been removed as a precaution and for further scrutiny. As a rule I retain all comments for a calendar year for pattern analysis. Site lockouts reached reached 93 attempts on one day in May.

Apologies for the inconvenience. 

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Comments Blocked!

Comments Blocked! Actually the answers is no “they are not.” This site is used by parents, teachers and students of all ages so i have to screen the comments.
 
Bona fide comments are the lifeblood of blogs. Thanks for the emails but I would prefer comments.
 
All fourteen of you are getting the same error message. Thanks to Geri Hughes for the “cut and paste” of the killjoy message  below.
 
“Can’t reach this page

I will have to look into it. It may be as a result of a security setting. I have been busy with birthdays, happy and sad anniversaries with the result that I have not got a chance to contact the guys in Brisbane yet.

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2019 Wishes

Happy New Year for 2019

This coming year I intend to post videos of the various physical computing projects we hope to undertake in the dojos I am currently involved in. I am still volunteering as a mentor to two dojos (code clubs) and as an advisor to 3 other clubs on an invitational basis.

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