Archive for August 2021

John McCarthy: The Founder of AI

August 18th, 2021 Mention ‘Artificial Intelligence’ and people might think we’re talking about science fiction and shiny robots well in fact the signs of AI have been around for decades and it’s all very real. John McCarthy is widely recognised as the father of Artificial Intelligence. He created lisp the standard programming language used in robotics…

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How AI is Shaping Ireland Today

RDI Hub CEO, Liam Cronin was fortunate enough to air on the AI Ireland podcast hosted by Mark Kelly this week where they took a deep-dive into all things AI. During the podcast, Liam discussed the upcoming John McCarthy AI Summer School with Mark and touched on the driving passion behind the event. Want to…

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The International John McCarthy AI Summer School, 2021.

2nd and 3rd of September, 2021 The John McCarthy AI Summer School is a gathering of the brightest minds in Artificial Intelligence right now. This year’s summer school will deep dive into the area of AI for Wellness with both core and applied research tracks. The AI Summer School will include keynotes, plenary lectures, and roundtable…

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Minister Heather Humphreys and Norma Foley Visit RDI Hub

We had big visitors today in RDI Hub. Our team got to chat to Minister Heather Humphreys and Minister Norma Foley TD about our super community in RDI Hub, sharing success stories like Taxamo a Vertex Inc. Company, a Kerry born and built Tech startup acquired for approx. $200 million in May 2021. It was a great opportunity for us to showcase…

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NDRC Founder Weekend Delivered by RDI Hub

The NDRC Founder Weekend on the 2nd and 3rd of July was a massive success! We had over 80+ attendees and 55 teams entered which distilled to 31 teams pitching in the final heats.  We had a stellar line-up of speakers including John McCarthy of Taxamo, David Coallier of Clearword and Joleen Looney of Content Llama. Jon Bradford, the Godfather of the Startup accelerator and Liz McCarthy, CMO of Voxxify and former CEO of Scale Ireland also took…

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