Category Archives: Technology

Machine Learning and Your Venture

(This post was originally sent out to the Digital Circle Mailing List on 26th November but is included here for completeness). Timely to have this in the week of AICon – the inaugural convention on artificial intelligence and machine learning in Northern Ireland. But it’s too late to get a ticket as it’s completely sold […]

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Digital Forum – the Go Programming Language with GDG, Teamwork

Early morning coding session with the Google Developer Group, sponsored by Teamwork and Raise. Today it’s a developer into to the Go programming language. Raise has its origins in the Digital Circle and we believe strongly that we can’t have a thriving startup community without a thriving developer community. We have a live Zoom room […]

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Digital Circle

In 2007, industry, academia and government worked together to produce the Northern Ireland Digital Content Strategy – a timely document that paved the way to the Digital Circle collaborative network and several years of rapid growth in our local industry. Timely because it arrived just before a sea change in the market – the advent […]

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The Digital Skills Summit

Delighted to attend the Digital Skills Summit (hosted by the CBI at the fabulous Allstate NI offices beside Central Station). There were a lot of new faces and a lot of old faces (mine included) present. We have known for more than a decade that Northern Ireland has been teetering on the precipice of a […]

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A Startup’s Social needs to get Personal

The most recent FaceBook outage is almost over but it left many of the millions of FaceBook users high and dry from their news feed, their Instagram posts and even their WhatsApp messages, not to mention the thousands of web sites which use FaceBook authentication services. It’s affected a reported 2.3 billion users. A Facebook […]

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