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A moment of personal pride

Firstly what is pride.  The dictionary defines pride as “a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of one’s close associates, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.” When you’ve worked on an idea for 14 years, with amazing people using the solution and behind the scenes making it work, you pause …

Critical thinking and the joy of counterpoint

Critical thinking requires you to examine both sides of a discussion.  Counterpoint encourages working together. How do you use these approaches? This article examines these two view points.  Whilst seemingly opposed they are strangely sympathetic.  They also serve to improve your management skills. Start simple because it is How to get the conversation going Learning critical thinking [read more=”Read more” …

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Heroes of the IT Tallaght Computing Department through the years

Hero is defined as a person who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.  This article is dedicated to the lecturers and team in IT Tallaght over the years that have helped shaped my career and capabilities.  Some of my heroes. Everyone in life deserves recognition for their contribution to other’s lives.  This article is dedicated as a …