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Digital Discovery Week

@tziegler 📆 November 13, 2011 🍿 3 min read

Redbrick in association with the Student’s Union are extremely proud to host the first annual Digital Discovery Week in DCU. The idea of Digital Discovery Week is to show how computing is everywhere in our day to day lives and to engage those of us that are quite technical as well as those that may not be studying computing.

We have a whole week jam packed full of events that are aimed at everybody in DCU and we encourage everyone, not just Redbrick members, to come along to any event and learn something new.

Here’s a rundown of what’s happening:

Monday 14th

Designing For The Mobile Web - 5pm to 6pm

LG26 - Computing Building

How do you approach creating a website for a mobile device? What do you need to be aware of? Are there technical limitations? On Monday we’ll be showing you how to approach designing websites for mobile devices like iPhones and Android smartphones.

Kickoff Drinks in Nubar - 6pm to Late

Nubar in the Hub

We’ll be starting off the week with a few drinks in Nubar. Come along and get to meet a few new people. There’ll also be a special cocktail available for this week and this week only. What’s in it? You’ll have to try one and find out.

Tuesday 15th

Workday Seminar - 6pm to 8pm

QG13 - Business School

Workday have very kindly agreed to come to DCU to do a few quickfire talks. They’ll also be doing a quick Q&A on interview techniques. To top it all off they’ve kindly agreed to put some money behind the bar as well.

What are they talking about?

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Continuous 3Ds
  3. You and The Software Industry

Wednesday 16th

3D Modelling Workshop - 2pm to 4pm

LG26 - Computing Building

We’ll be holding a workshop where you’ll learn what goes into creating movies in 3D software. Ever wanted to make movies like Toy Story? Come see the basics of what that takes. We’ll be doing some basic 3D Modelling and showing you how to animate a camera to create some great movies of your own.

Techspectations - LinkedIn Marketing - 6pm to 8pm

QG13 - Business School

Workshop presented by Dr. Theo Lynn - DCU Director of Leadership and Innovation. More details to follow.

Thursday 17th

What’s Inside Your Computer? - 5pm to 7pm

L101 - Computing Building

Ever wondered what is actually inside your computer and what makes it tick? We’ll be doing a hands on workshop on what goes on inside your computer. You’ll be taking apart a computer and learning what components do what. You may just find out it’s not as scary as you think it is.

Friday 18th

Mahony Hall in the Helix

To finish off the week we’ll have some world leaders in social media speak in the Helix. More details to follow.