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# coding - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances
# Feature
# Feature

Ireland has talent, but when it comes to tech and science it needs to tackle gender imbalances

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 492 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s smart economy ambitions stem from its educated youth, it needs to be nurtured early

# coding - Friday 1 December, 2017

Are you a coder or a communicator? In today's world, doing both is key to success
# Make This One Change
# Make This One Change

Are you a coder or a communicator? In today's world, doing both is key to success

Dec 1st 2017, 3:15 PM 694 Views 0 Comments

There’s a divide in the workplace, writes Sheena Madden – and the most successful people will bridge it.

# coding - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'
# Curriculum
# Curriculum

Opinion: 'We don't need to teach computer science and coding in our schools'

Jun 25th 2017, 3:30 PM 15,656 Views 50 Comments

Learning to code is not the answer. Learning to think is, writes Simon Lewis.

# coding - Friday 3 March, 2017

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding
# CREATIVE IRELAND
# CREATIVE IRELAND

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:38 PM 7,218 Views 2 Comments

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

# coding - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
# Good News
# Good News

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick

Sep 20th 2016, 8:37 AM 14,108 Views 25 Comments

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.

# coding - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today
# Cracking The Code
# Cracking The Code

'You're opening doors for them' - The community that encourages kids to code is five today

Sep 17th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,026 Views 9 Comments

Ever since its first session in Cork in 2011, CoderDojo is now operating in 66 countries across the world.

# coding - Monday 18 July, 2016

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school
# Cracking The Code
# Cracking The Code

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Jul 18th 2016, 10:53 AM 15,092 Views 90 Comments

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

Jul 18th 2016, 9:30 AM 25,018 Views 127 Comments

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

# coding - Monday 3 August, 2015

Nothing to do this Bank Holiday evening? Learn how to code Javascript
# Impress Your Friends
# Impress Your Friends

Nothing to do this Bank Holiday evening? Learn how to code Javascript

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:45 PM 22,667 Views 51 Comments

Sure you’ve nothing else to be doing.

# coding - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Plot of Die Hard hidden in source code of Jeb Bush's website
# Mcclane For President
# Mcclane For President

Plot of Die Hard hidden in source code of Jeb Bush's website

Jun 16th 2015, 10:34 AM 12,046 Views 10 Comments

Sure you do know him – George’s brother.

# coding - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?
# Bridging The Gap
# Bridging The Gap

Could coding in schools help solve a major problem in the sector?

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,825 Views 65 Comments

The reasons for teaching it in schools goes far beyond just getting a job.

# coding - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The best time for a child to learn how to code? Wait until they're nine
# Early Start
# Early Start

The best time for a child to learn how to code? Wait until they're nine

Apr 30th 2015, 1:07 PM 11,560 Views 34 Comments

Also, more than half of adults believe coding should be taught in primary and secondary schools.

# coding - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device
# Follow The Code
# Follow The Code

The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device

Mar 12th 2015, 4:13 PM 23,893 Views 46 Comments

More than one million devices will be handed out in an attempt to address a “major skills shortage” in the UK.

# coding - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...
# Coder
# Coder

Want to learn to write code? Here's how...

Feb 17th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,668 Views 47 Comments

Understanding how software is made is increasingly important (but it needn’t cost you the earth to learn).

# coding - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Weird Wide Web: A bloody game, a coding Taoiseach and the #1 porn video of all time
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A bloody game, a coding Taoiseach and the #1 porn video of all time

Nov 30th 2014, 11:30 AM 24,358 Views 9 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# coding - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This 10-year-old has been teaching Enda a thing or two...
# Hour Of Code
# Hour Of Code

This 10-year-old has been teaching Enda a thing or two...

Nov 27th 2014, 12:18 PM 13,641 Views 83 Comments

See what the Taoiseach’s been up to…

# coding - Sunday 16 November, 2014

So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

So you want to learn how to code? Here's how to get started

Nov 16th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,125 Views 16 Comments

It’s never been easier to start learning, and there are many free online resources to help you out.

# coding - Thursday 30 October, 2014

This 9-year-old Dubliner has been named the EU's Digital Girl of the Year
# Fair Play
# Fair Play

This 9-year-old Dubliner has been named the EU's Digital Girl of the Year

Oct 30th 2014, 6:44 PM 18,446 Views 16 Comments

What were you doing when you were nine?

# coding - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert
# Getting To The Next Level
# Getting To The Next Level

Jordan Casey is expanding his tech start-up - right after he does his Junior Cert

Oct 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,310 Views 16 Comments

We spoke with the 14-year-old CEO ahead of his appearance at the Web Summit.

# coding - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months
# Coding
# Coding

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months

Oct 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,756 Views 15 Comments

The exact locations has yet to be set in stone, but it’s expected that some of them will be set up in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick.

# coding - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 78 Views 42 Comments

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

# coding - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements
# Wwdc For Dopes
From The Daily Edge
# Wwdc For Dopes

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:04 AM 20,614 Views 26 Comments

Feeling like a bit of an Apple dummy? We’re here to help

# coding - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards
# Multimedia
# Multimedia

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards

May 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 4,354 Views 4 Comments

The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”

# coding - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?
# Unlocking The Code
# Unlocking The Code

Are women the 'untapped answer' to Ireland's IT skills shortage?

May 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 11,191 Views 30 Comments

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

# coding - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Dara Ó Briain battles Twitter criticism following comments about female comedians
# Dara O'Briain
From The Daily Edge
# Dara O'Briain

Dara Ó Briain battles Twitter criticism following comments about female comedians

Feb 25th 2014, 12:31 PM 33,169 Views 106 Comments

The comedian is clarifying comments he made about a BBC policy regarding men-only panel shows.

# coding - Saturday 22 February, 2014

A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day
# Programming
# Programming

A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day

Feb 22nd 2014, 1:22 PM 19,627 Views 74 Comments

The attempt is under way today at Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin as part of International Open Data Day.

# coding - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

May 2nd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,483 Views 40 Comments

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

# coding - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
# Junior Dragons
# Junior Dragons

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever

Apr 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,462 Views 25 Comments

A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.

# coding - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Coder Dojo founder, aged 20, honoured at Web Summit

Oct 17th 2012, 3:35 PM 10,974 Views 14 Comments

James Whelton has become the youngest ever social entrepreneur to be made a fellow of the Ashoka foundation.

# coding - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Facebook is testing a 'Want' button
# Wantsies
# Wantsies

Facebook is testing a 'Want' button

Oct 9th 2012, 11:00 AM 7,831 Views 21 Comments

Seven large businesses in the US are ‘testing’ the new product for the social media giant.

# coding - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Programmers sought for dream job on tropical island
# Dream Job
# Dream Job

Programmers sought for dream job on tropical island

Jul 29th 2012, 6:36 PM 11,542 Views 18 Comments

If you love turquoise waters, white sand and writing code… then it’s time to dust off your CV.

# coding - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How my school computer club turned into a worldwide movement

Jul 28th 2012, 7:00 PM 384 Views 21 Comments

Cork teenager James Whelton set up CoderDojo to teach fellow students about computers – then watched it explode. He tells his story.