Archive for March, 2009
Iona Technologies founders Chris Horn and Sean Baker, Norkom founder, Paul Kerley and entrepreneur, Brian Caulfield – have joined up with Marrakech founder, Kelly Murphy in a new stealth startups – called Gridstore.
The company is developing next-generation data storage system. Check recent SBPost article .
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Mike from Techrunch did an interview with Eoghan from Contrast at recent FOWA Dublin
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Polldaddy have launched their API – 68% of Polldaddy activity is via API – pretty impressive.
Mashable has more details on
You don’t have one for ages and then three come along together We’ve just had API Wars and Facebook Garage. it@cork will soon be announcing a Cloud Event for April 20th and in between the two, the combined forces of Python Ireland and Ruby Ireland are having their event.
It will take place on Wednesday, March 11th, in /The Vaults/ in Dublin at 7pm. Event details here.
The lineup is:
- Cloudware for Python and Ruby (This talk will focus on the offerings from Google and Amazon.) – Kevin Noonan
- Developing LongURLPlease.com on Google App Engine – Darragh Curran
- Converting a Python library (XLWT) to Ruby (Surpass) – Ana Nelson
- Lightning Talks (If they have time)
They don’t have sponsorship yet and would appreciate it for the food.
Lots more posts coming about Thursdays events. Suffice to say it blew away everyone’s expectations. 150+ people spent the afternoon learning and networking. Thanks again to all the speakers. Here is RTE’s coverage of it (full news episode on RTE site here):
Where: Dakota, South William Street, Dublin 2
When: 8:30pm, Thursday 5th March.
What: Come as you are for some drinks and networking with the folks from the Irish community.
Signup: via eventbrite
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