It might be that quiet time of year when everyone’s on holiday, but there’s still networking, coding and some nostalgic fun to be had in Dublin this week.
Films Youd Love Your Kids to See, Light House Cinema, 8 July – 31 August
The ’80s were a golden time for childrens cinema, all spunky kids, alien visitors and nightmarish goblin puppets. If you grew up watching The Neverending Story, Labyrinth, Stand By Me and the Indiana Jones movies, then this screening series at Smithfield’s Light House cinema is a must.
CodeAcademy First Meetup, location TBC, 9th July
The online learning hub stages its first event in Dublin if youre a coding newbie and havent looked into which language to start with, or have started on the online tutorials but could use some IRL support, then this meetup might just change your life. For the better, we stress.
Demystifying iBeacons, Science Gallery Dublin, 14th July
Run by Dublins XCake mobile apps group, this developers’ gathering will focus on iBeacons, a location technology using Bluetooth and standardised by Apple, which allows transmitters to broadcast to nearby phones and tablets any time theyre in close proximity very useful for retailers and mobile marketing types.
NB: For comprehensive tech event listings, head over to Startup Digest Dublin.
In the meantime: a little something to get you in the mood: