University of Limerick’s €46m-worth Software Research Center Launched

University of Limerick has recently launched its software center, which is expected to provide 90 PhD and 46 post-doctoral positions for research and development. The institution will train software engineers to fill the skills gap in the field of software industry for the next generations. The said investment was funded by the Science Foundation Ireland in Lero, State, and EU structural funds, and is said to be worth €46m. This new investment is only one of the parts of Lero’s move in expanding its specialty in research and software engineering. The world-class research center is also seen to host software researchers from several Irish universities.

Source: RTE

The Perks Of Being A Software Engineer At Pinterest

A software engineer from an advertising company shared his experience since he sign up for Pinterest. He shared that he enjoys the liberty of controlling his billing system since he increased followers and advertisers for his company using this photo sharing social media platform. He also shared the advantage of being spam free of the platform, which helps him integrate processes and workflows easier than ever.

Other advertisers and managers have also been using their self-serve platform he designed and he and his group have been gaining positive feedbacks so far. Billing related processes were interlinked systematically, making invoice-sharing easier for Ads stack.

Source: Forbes