Month: November 2014

  • Teachmeet tentacles…

    It makes me very happy to see Teachmeet tentacles spreading across the country, and the latest TM was in Letterkenny last evening. There was never a doubt once word for out that Fiona Farry, Maggie Greene, Susan McCarthy, and Finnbar Boyle were on the case that TM Donegal would be a cracker. The LYIT venue, […]

  • Cracking the code… my tuppence worth

    Last Thursday night in the driving rain, I was returning to Cavan from Dublin on the bus with my friend Cara. [We’d struggled our way though a fantastic Python class, clinging (well, me at least) to the very edges of the ZPD precipice, and felt a great sense of achievement in any small advance in […]

  • Tech Girls Storytime – speaking to the converters.

    Thanks to Stephen Howell, a lot of very bright women, and a sprinkling of equally bright gentlemen, had a really positive “céilí” last Thursday evening in Microsoft, Dublin, to honour a visit by Kim Wilkens (@kimxtom). (Kim, ‘céilí’ is Irish for a gathering where people gather and share stories, song, dance, food and drink. Mmm… […]