Thursday, June 16, 2011

Links And Notes From Today's "Irish Debate": Ireland Is In An Ideal Position To Recover From The Recession

Genius Clusters [VIDEO] :

In an article entitled Creating A Genius Cluster In Ireland Rich Moran points out that at key times in history geniuses seemed to come together in clusters.

A Fight To Keep Northern Ireland Interviews Secret : NPR:

Scholars at Boston College have found themselves in the midst of an international dispute involving shadowy guerrilla fighters, gruesome murders, and threats of retribution.

ITLG Launches East Coast Chapter :

After four years of successful operation in Silicon Valley the Irish Technology Leadership Group has opened an East Coast chapter of its organisation in New York. The ITLG is a network of Irish and Irish American executives and businesspeople that provides, amongst other things, mentorship, support and investment for many Irish startup companies.

Building Bridges Between Irish Universities And Silicon Valley :

With the stated aim of teaching, “business skills to university researchers and scientists,” the Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI) has partnered with the Dublin City University (DCU) Ryan Academy. In addition, entrepreneurship training for postdoctoral researchers at research centres will be provided in Universities across Ireland.  

For the past few years, Irish retailer Brown Thomas has collaborated with a designer to create a special edition tote bag. All proceeds go towards breast cancer research. Last year, Tory Burch designed a sassy leopard print tote that cleverly incorporates FTBC’s signature bullseye. 

ITLG Founder Raises Ireland's Spirit In The Valley :

The success of the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) in creating links between Silicon Valley and Ireland was acknowledged when John Hartnett, founder of the ITLG, was awarded the 2011 Spirit of Ireland Award at the culmination of a week of events around the San José-Dublin sister city initiative.

Rich Moran: Creating A Genius Cluster In Ireland :

How is it that Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins were all in Nashville in the same recording studio on the same day, December 4, 1956? That day is now being replayed every day in the play “Million Dollar Quartet”. But I have more questions…

the British Isles at night..I can see my city :-)

Links And Notes From Today's "Irish Debate": Ireland Is In An Ideal Position To Recover From The Recession :

Here are some links from today’s discussion on Irish Debate with yours truly. The topic was “Ireland Is In An Ideal Position To Recover From The Recession”. You can also watch the video recording at Irish Debate.

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