Meet the Role Models #22 – Sarah Sharkey

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative is down to the continuous participation of technology professionals across Ireland and since September 2015, voluntary speakers have reached over 5000 secondary school students between them. Our latest interview features Sarah… [Read More]

Stripe; Cutting The Gordian Knot

In Plutarch’s life of Alexander the Great, the Greek biographer relates one of the best known stories about the Macedonian king. In Phrygia he was presented with the Gordian Knot, a horrendously complicated contrivance that acted as kind of a security lock on an ancient chariot. Accounts of how Alexander solved the problem vary: some… [Read More]