NUI Galway's College of Engineering & Informatics is now offering a new course titled "Engineering Innovation - Electronic". This course will provide graduates with specialised multi-disciplinary skills to start their own business, centered on the development of innovative, niche, market-led, electronic products.
The winners of the SIOC (pronounced "shock") data competition being run by DERI at the National University of Ireland, Galway have been announced. The competition ran from September to October 2008, and the brief was to produce an interesting creation based on a data set of discussion posts reflecting ten years of Irish online life from boards.ie, Ireland's largest community website.
From Galway First:
Star Trek fans are called Trekkies, but watch out for the Lost-ies. Fans of the inexplicable and never-ending TV series are planning to come to Galway this week to honour the conferring of the star of several episodes of the series, who is receiving an honorary degree at NUI, Galway.
Semantic Microblogging wins 2nd prize in the Scripting for the Semantic Web challenge!
Nova Spivack visits DERI, NUI Galway and talks about Twine: Radar Networks' semantic social software product in betaSubmitted by John Breslin on Tue, 03/25/2008 - 21:05
We had a very interesting event in DERI last week - the DERI Entrepreneurial Forum #2 - where six CEOs from the west of Ireland gave us their views on entrepreurship. There was some frank sharing of professional and personal experiences on both starting and running a company in Ireland.
Via Andrew Gallagher:
Had an interesting evening chatting about Web 2.0, the Semantic Web and Fortune 500 consultancy with Brendan Lally (a Galway-born IT and Web consultant currently based in Colorado) during a night out with a few other web heads including James Cooley and Ina O'Murchu from DERI, and Richard Garsthagen, Technical Marketing Manager EMEA for VMware.