Thoughts from Microsoft Ireland

A random collection of news and links about Microsoft Ireland by Tom Murphy

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  • Blog Post: The Journey to the 2008 Imagine Cup Finals

    The AcidRain team have published a short video of their eventful trip to Paris!
  • Blog Post: Reaction: AcidRain's Imagine Cup Achievement

    It appears that Team AcidRain's achievement at the 2008 Imagine Cup Finals in Paris has caught the imagination. The team, which hails from NUI Maynooth, has created a means of enabling diesel engines to use vegetable oil. They finished second in the embedded technology competition at the Imagine Cup...
  • Blog Post: NUI Maynooth Students Come Second in Global Microsoft Imagine Cup 2008

    Earlier today, Team AcidRain from NUI Maynooth came second in the Embedded Development competition at the Imagine Cup 2008, a worldwide competition that allows students to unlock their creative genius and create technology solutions that can help address some of the world’s toughest social challenges...
  • Blog Post: Report: SligoIT at the Imagine Cup Finals

    Emmet has also posted a video report on Sligo IT's ParkIT team at the Imagine Cup finals in Paris. You can read the full report here .
  • Blog Post: Irish Students Depart for Imagine Cup Finals using their own invention!

    The AcidRain team from NUI Maynooth, who are one of two Irish teams competing in the global Imagine Cup finals in Paris later this week, departed for the finals driving a car which uses their new application which enables Diesel cars to use vegatable oil. The team from NUI Maynooth, along with a team...
  • Blog Post: Second Irish Team Qualify for the Imagine Cup Global Finals

    Fantastic news, a second Irish team have qualified for the global finals of the 2008 Imagine Cup finals in Paris next month. The team, which is called AcidRain, hail from NUI Maynooth and they have qualified with a project which enables diesel engined cars to use vegatable oil as fuel.  As part...
  • Blog Post: Sligo IT to represent Ireland at the 2008 World Imagine Cup Finals

    ParkIT, a team from Sligo IT have been named as the national winners of Ireland's 2008 Imagine Cup competition. Park IT won for their project, which aims to reduce urban congestion and carbon emissions by intelligently providing real-time information on available car parking in any given area. The application...
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