Author: Janina

IrlCPC Cork 2019

Going down to Cork is always a pleasure. The city is nice, the craic is good and pubs are wonderful.   And after a lovely night, it’s on to a productive day. Thanks to the UCC ACM Student Chapter for organising the event, AGAIN. And also for inviting loads of businesses to have a chat…
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31st October 2019 0

BCS Turing Talk Belfast 2019

Going on forward from the last Turing Talk the ACM Student Chapter went to see, this talk focused on the bias in Machine Learning which can go on so far as to giving false or highly unreliable data. Insight Talk by Austin Tanney Starting off, Austin Tanney, the Head of Artificial Intelligence for Kainos upon…
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26th February 2019 0

TY Week January 2019

During the January TY week secondary school students attend the college for a week to get a taster for Computer Science. ACM Student Members were involved as Tutors, delivering content and helping the students where needed.  

29th January 2019 0

Vex IQ Regional Challenge 2019

The Vex IQ regional challenge was held in the DkIT. Primary schools that built and programmed their own Vex IQ Robots competed against each other for fun and games. Members of our Student Chapter helped run and the event.  

29th January 2019 0

Christmas Night Out 2018

Who works hard, must party hard; so the saying goes. Celebrating the end of the year, Christmas and most importantly the end of lectures, ACM members met in Russell’s to celebrate. Raffle prizes included a Raspberry Pi, Google Home Mini, Chromecast.  

29th January 2019 0

DkIT Open Day

  ACM students show off the Vex Robotics equipment to prospective students and show them around the premises of the Computing Departments.

29th January 2019 0

AIB Datahack 2018

Teams from the ACM Student Chapter travelled to the AIB in Leopardstown to tackle a Datathon or Hackathon. Coming in early from Dundalk the students were accommodated and given the opportunity to challenge themselves in either a data science or programming challenge.

29th January 2019 0

Hour Of Code 2018

During the worldwide Computer Science Education Week, the ACM Student Chapter organised an event hub for the Hour of Code to introduce children of all ages to programming. Introducing various levels of Scratch and HTML the kids had fun to overcome logic challenges and creating their own website.  

29th January 2019 0

Megadojo at the DkIT

For the Megadojo, an all-out synced event of CoderDojos around Ireland, 400+ children participated at the event at DkIT. Introducing the kids to different technologies and programming, the ACM Student Chapter helped mentor in different areas like Python, Java Greenfoot, Scratch, Vex Robotics and more.      

28th January 2019 0