Together with a colleague at the IIEA, Caitriona Heinl, I have been examining the current state of three strikes measures against music piracy (see earlier related blog entry). This comes as part of an IIEA study. Continue reading
Tidbit of news: I attended the final of the iGAP today. iGAP is the Internet Growth Acceleration Program, which was initiated by Colm Lyon of Realex and hosted by Enterprise Ireland. The 10 finalist startups pitching had participated in iGAP for the previous six months, learning from mentors and instructors drawn together by Brian Caufield. This was the first ever iGAP, and today Frank Ryan, the CEO of Enterprise Ireland announced that it will become permanent. Good news for startups and good news for VC operators in Ireland. (photo: Joe Drumgoole pitching CloudSplit to the crowd).
Brief teaser of data mining and statistical analysis: The graphs below are from a small part of the dataset provided of harvested forums. Continue reading