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Brendan O’Flynn at Kaleidoscope 2019

Dr Brendan O’Flynn, a¬†CONNECT Funded Investigator at the Tyndall National Institute, was helping kids understand basic electronics and programming at the MakerDojo¬†area during Kaleidoscope 2019!

Kaleidoscope is a family camping festival at Russborough House & Parklands, Blessington, Co Wicklow, on 29 and 30 June.

MakerDojo is a hardware-focused club encouraging the general public to explore science and technology in hands-on “hacker” style workshops inspired by the growing Maker movement, a worldwide community of hobbyists, students and enthusiasts who take a creative, DIY approach to technology, science and engineering.

CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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