Technology has the power to make a difference’ – hundreds crack Microsoft Ireland for social change

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    Hundreds of employees of Microsoft Ireland downed their usual tools for collaboration in the event, aimed at using technology to solve social problems.
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Hundreds of employees of Microsoft Ireland downed their usual tools for collaboration in the event, aimed at using technology to solve social problems.

The Hackathon was attended by more than 300 employees in the new company, the Dublin campus, interacting with teams across the globe to achieve their common goal.

Private three-day hacking event, considered the largest in the world, was held in the framework of the fourth annual week from Microsoft.

During this period, employees need to think ‘outside the box’, in terms of using technology to make a difference whether it is empowering innovation in the field of health care or the provision of positive mental health, education, communication and sustainable development.

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The Cathriona Hallahan, managing Director Microsoft Ireland said that the company strives to “empower every person and organization to do more and achieve more.”

“The breadth and depth of our mission offers unprecedented opportunities as technology transforms every industry and has the power to make a difference in the life of every person.”

The participants, ranging from developers and engineers to managers digital sales, gives “amazing” results.


“Using technology to transform healthcare for women to use the power of artificial intelligence (AI) with the aim of strengthening cooperation, our teams, pushing the boundaries of what is possible for the benefit of all in society,” said Ms. Hallahan.

Teams from such countries as Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Norway, Spain, UK and USA participated in the Hackathon this year.

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