A.L.I. In Action – Cork Debut in Douglas

As we reach the end of November 2015, it's time for us to look back over our role model visits this month! This month the technology role models of The Ada Lovelace will have reached 14 schools in 7 different counties and today, the last day of November, we will see #alimystory reach another new… [Read More]

A.L.I. In Action – Back In The Capital Before Cork City!

The past fortnight saw The Ada Lovelace Initiative hit 5 new counties and with the start of a new week, the A.L.I. role models are on the move again... Next week will see the launch of our Cork visits, but for the last week of November, we will see #alimystory return to Dublin, with visits… [Read More]

A.L.I. In Action – 1000 Pupils & The Tipperary Star!

In October of 2015 we reached over 400 pupils with The Ada Lovelace Initiative and in the first two weeks of November alone, our role models helped us to reach an additional 500 pupils, meaning that #alimystory reached 1000 pupils since last month! Technology professionals nationwide have been telling their story to T.Y. pupils and… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models – #3 Amanda Hay

Meet The Role Models is a new community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. A.L.I. role models are volunteers from the technology industry who have committed to visiting schools to promote technology careers to pupils. This series will feature a diverse range of role models, from a variety of… [Read More]

The Data Scientist; Ripples in the Data

Big data only gains commercial value when you can identify patterns in its accumulated mass. Once you’ve got the pattern then you can predict the behaviour of the people generating it. Then you can understand the market. Thomas H. Davenport and D.J. Patil, writing in a 2012 article in The Harvard Business Review, illustrate this… [Read More]

A.L.I. In Action – 5 Counties in 5 Days!

In October we reached over 400 pupils with The Ada Lovelace Initiative with the help of our voluntary role models and in the first two weeks of November alone, our role models are set to reach close to 500 pupils! Last week saw #alimystory launch in the Munster region with A.L.I. model Marie Keays visiting… [Read More]

Meet The Role Models – #2 Fiona Savage

Meet The Role Models is a new community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. A.L.I. role models are volunteers from the technology industry who have committed to visiting schools to promote technology careers to pupils. This series will feature a diverse range of role models, from a variety of… [Read More]

A.L.I. In Action – Ballyfermot & Dooradoyle Up Next!

October was a very busy month for The Ada Lovelace Initiative. Our first month of A.L.I. saw school visits taking place in seven areas in Dublin, reaching over 400 female pupils! Pupils in Donnybrook, Cabra, Coolock, Dalkey and the City Centre took part in the initiative for our first round of visits. With the schools… [Read More]