All-Ireland Programming Olympiad (AIPO) 2015 Kicks Off

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The All Ireland Programming Olympiad (AIPO) sponsored by Fidelity Investments and held at DCU kicks off again this January with the aim of finding more talented young programmers among our second-level school goers.  We hope to build on our medal success from last year when Richard Tynan from Roscrea won a bronze medal at the prestigious International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Taiwan.

This year’s IOI is being held in the beautiful city of Almaty between July 26th and August 2nd, 2015.  Almaty, also known as Alma-Ata meaning 'Full of Apples' is located in a beautiful Trans-Ili Alatau mountain area of southern Kazakhstan.

CPSSD students top Irish team at the UK/Ireland Intercollegiate Programming Competition

UKIEPC-2014-WinnersFirst year CPSSD students, Conor and Darragh Griffin stormed to victory at this year's UK/Ireland Intercollegiate Programming Competition held in the School of Computing, DCU on Saturday. The twins finished first out of 10 other Undergraduate teams around the country and placed a very respectful 15th out of all 70 UK and Irish University teams. This is the first time DCU has been the Irish host site for the competition and great to get home success in it's first year of hosting.

Google Events with Redbrick

Redbrick-LogoRedbrick are hosting a number of events over the next two weeks to highlight to students the many opportunities for students available at Google throughout the year whether it's internships, full time roles, scholarships or summer camps.

CNGL researchers launch “people power” platform at National Cyberbullying Conference

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The CNGL Centre for Global Intelligent Content is calling on members of the public to join the fight against cyberbullying by contributing social stereotypes through a crowdsourcing platform launched earlier this month at the National Cyberbullying Conference at Dublin Castle. Stereotype detection is an important building block in the fight against online bullying. The stereotypes collected will be used to build an anti-cyberbullying system capable of automatically identifying subtle, non-explicit forms of bullying language that is widespread online but which is typically difficult to detect.

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