Dublin City Council has designated this Friday, 8th March as Digital Dublin Day. A series of events aimed at showing Dubliners how technology can positively impact their lives will be happening throughout the capital.
Digital Dublin Day will have it’s basecamp at The Mansion House, Dawson Street with activities including electric cars onsite and available for test drive, the creation of digital stories and a digital treasure trail via StoryMap, learning to code with CoderDojo involving groups of local schoolchildren and a video project by Techspace who will edit and display video interviews with citizens recorded on the day.
Closer to home in Dublin 8, The Digital Hub are hosting a free workshop on Skype to celebrate Digital Dublin Day next Friday. The workshop will provide hands-on, practical information on everything you need to know to use Skype. Instructors will walk you through setting up Skype on your computer, adding contacts and making calls. Bring along the contact information for your loved ones abroad, and you can Skype them live from the workshop for the very first time!
Date: Friday, 8th March 2013
Time: 1pm to 2pm OR 3pm to 4pm
Venue: The workshop takes place in the Learning Studio, Digital Exchange, Crane Street, The Digital Hub, Dublin 8 (directions and map available here).
Admission to the workshop is free of charge, but you must register to attend in advance. To register, contact Louise Morgan in The Digital Hub, Tel: 01-4806200, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.