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Goings On – 2012 So Far

So far this year it has been busy and exciting for me. So in reverse chronological order, here are some things I have been up to recently. Briks Is 6 I meant to call out the 5 year anniversary last year but it slipped by as I was too busy. Six is better, it rhymes! […]

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On Startup Culture

I admit to being skeptical before about startup culture in the technology sector, for a few reasons: It smells of a gold-rush, a way to make a quick buck. I was brought up with an ethic to go and do your day’s work, work hard, get paid, and play your part. This is inter-twined with […]

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Meetup in Dublin – Mozilla Ireland

UPDATE: The event will be at The Odeon, on Harcourt Street. It is 5 minutes walk from Stephen’s Green, and also on one of the main city Luas tram lines. I’d like to invite you along to a Mozilla Meetup in Dublin, Ireland on November 2. Mozilla products have been translated into Irish for many […]

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Go East Part 1 – The ‘Kosovo is more South’ Edition

Image via Wikipedia Next weekend I am privileged to be attending and speaking at (Keynote, Sunday 30th) the Software Freedom Kosovo Conference in Prishtina. The event aims to bring together local developers and decision making folks with international visitors, to encourage further adoption of Free and Open Source Software in the region. There is a […]

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Paddy’s Day on Mozdev

Over at Mozdev, we are celebrating St Patrick’s Day. Source: Shutterstock Come on over and see, or if you missed it find out more on how to be Irish for at least one day a year on Mozdev. If you are working on a Mozilla project and need some 1st class tools and great community […]

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Fun Friday

Event this Friday in Ljubljana… all welcome (NOTE: this notice is copy and pasted verbatim from message from Joan). I’ll be there, though my Irish dancing skills are a bit rusty. We need to get Michael Flatley in for the night. St. Patricks Day – Friday 17th March 2006 Å estica – Slovenska cesta 40 All […]

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Looking For A Nice Spot?

Ah yes, my hunch about plans for Irish tourists/holiday home buyers coming to take over Croatia is not unfounded after all. Have a look at Nice Spot, which is: … a Croatian based, Irish owned, real estate agency … Among the list of attractions to come to Istria is plans for new golf courses in […]

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WordPress+Cork=Good Podcast

The lead developer of WordPress, Donncha O’Caoimh, is a Corkonian. You learn something new every day. Nice work Donncha. Matthew Mullenweg, the founding developer of WordPress, was in Ireland recently visiting and they got together for a podcast interview with Tom Raftery at Podleaders. More on the podcast… I haven’t listened to it yet, but […]

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Gifts from Slovenia

The editor of the Slovenia Times, an English Language newspaper here focusing on news, culture, and other issues, contacted me last week with the simple question: What things do you bring from Slovenia as Christmas gifts to friends and family in your home county? You can find my answer here: Interesting (though not surprising) […]

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Bertie in Zagreb

The Irish Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern is in Croatia at the moment. Earlier this evening I watched a 15 minute or so interview with him on Croatian national television (I live pretty close to the Croatian border and we pick up a few of the terrestrial channels). He talked about such things as Ireland’s current ecomomic […]

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