Ibec on Covid-19

Get Smart: Accelerating Ireland's Digital Ambition

February 04, 2020
Ibec on Covid-19
Get Smart: Accelerating Ireland's Digital Ambition
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Ibec on Covid-19
Get Smart: Accelerating Ireland's Digital Ambition
Feb 04, 2020
Ibec

Kieran McCorry, Microsoft Ireland; Liz McCarthy, Scale Ireland; and Erik O’Donovan, Ibec on why Ireland needs a Minister for Digital Affairs to capitalise on opportunities in AI, Cloud technology, and Cyber Security. Also, Sean Moran of Sanmina on how his son became the world’s youngest ever Mac app developer at the age of 12. Topics covered include: How Ireland can become an world leader in digital development; Why business and government are failing to grasp the big AI opportunity; The global threats to Ireland’s digital rankings; How a 12 yr old boy from Cork became the world’s youngest Mac App developer – and why CoderDojo was central his success.

Show Notes

Kieran McCorry, Microsoft Ireland; Liz McCarthy, Scale Ireland; and Erik O’Donovan, Ibec on why Ireland needs a Minister for Digital Affairs to capitalise on opportunities in AI, Cloud technology, and Cyber Security. Also, Sean Moran of Sanmina on how his son became the world’s youngest ever Mac app developer at the age of 12. Topics covered include: How Ireland can become an world leader in digital development; Why business and government are failing to grasp the big AI opportunity; The global threats to Ireland’s digital rankings; How a 12 yr old boy from Cork became the world’s youngest Mac App developer – and why CoderDojo was central his success.

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