3Dcamp is approaching - there are only 48h left till the event!
As the recessionary times continue, we won’t be able to provide a free lunch, as we used to.
Instead, we’re giving you the opportunity of ordering your sandwich(es) online, and the University Arena Sports Club and Restaurant will deliver them to the venue and […]
Archive for May, 2012
This is how to find us: (the blue flag is on the Computer Science building - opposite the car park and on the way to the University Concert Hall)
Our provisional schedule has published here in PDF format. Please note that, as always with a ‘barcamp’, this is subject to sudden and alarming change on the day!
Ian Spillane will give a talk about “something fairly straightforward and simple really. Using simple geolocation codes as postcodes; the simple maths involved; why Ireland desperately needs geolocation postcodes; the potential for business and the smart economy with postcodes even on such a small island; and the absolute importance that postcodes be an open system, […]
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DIY synthetic biology, rehabilitation robotics and touching data at 3Dcamp
LIMERICK - MAY 21, 2012: 3Dcamp returns to the University of Limerick for its fifth year in a row on Saturday, May 26th. The one day event is an informal conference exploring how the Internet touches the physical world.
“The keynote address will be delivered […]
[Seeing as it had scrolled off on to the second page we wanted to remind people of the first talk registered for #3Dcamp12]
Muthukumaran Thangaramanujam is a Senior Physiotherapist with a special interest in Rehabilitation Robotics. At #3Dcamp12 Muthu will cover the brief history, present applications, and the future evolution of Rehabilitation Robotics.
Muthu can be found on […]
Our Keynote address this year will be delivered by Bob Tait, Vice President of Marketing - Movidius. Movidius, is a very exciting Irish fabless semiconductor company, delivering multimedia capabilities including High Definition 3D Video for mobile platforms. Bob is also one of the driving forces behind Product Camp Dublin - “a user-driven, collaborative unconference on topics […]
Trevor Hogan is a lecturer of digital media at Cork Institute of Technology and a researcher at the Mobiquitous Lab, University of Strathclyde where he is also completing his doctoral studies.
In this talk Trevor will present his latest research, which poses the question: does embodying data in alternative modalities contribute to an audience’s capacity to […]
Cartography expert Richard Cantwell will deliver a talk entitled ‘Spatial is Special’ - “Location is ubiquitous.. Maps are everywhere.. Data is multiplying.. The course of the last 5 years has seen monumental change is the gathering and dissemination of Geographical Information. What is it that makes this data special? What unique challenges and opportunities exist when working […]
Paul O’Mahony, an advisor to Cork-based In Hand Guides, offers the following description for this talk - “Audio is old-fashioned - superseded by video - a hangover from by-gone days when people had only conversation & radio? But wait a minute… There is another way of looking at it. Only a few can write well. Everyone can talk. Many […]
Cathal Garvey provides the following description for his talk -
“”DIYbio”” is a blanket term for the amateurisation of advanced biological research, whether it involves genotyping, tissue engineering, neuroscience, self-quantification, or genetic engineering.
Of particular interest is the concept of “”DIY”” synthetic biology, a catchall term for modern modular, digitally assisted genetic engineering. In this talk, I […]