Robert James Gabriel

Robert James Gabriel

Software engineer working at

About Me

Robert James Gabriel is a Software Engineer at

He is also the author of two published papers including ‘Problems Posed by Ad-blockers’ and ‘Web Accessibility and OpenDyslexia’.

Currently I love working with; Node.js and Golang.

Current Projects

I'm currently working on the following projects; Open Dyslexic, Markdown Editor for Chrome, Material Bootstrap and

More can be seen here.


My opinions on research and code can be found on my blog. I also do a lot of talks and presentations on machine learning and HCI/UX.

Things I've made:

Here are some of the projects I’ve worked on: Helperbird, Xbox One Gamertag Videos, Open Dyslexic, Markdown Editor, and Swagger for Golang are some of my projects. You can find more on GitHub .


  1. Imagine Cup Innovation National Runner Up
  2. Imagine Cup Innovation National Runner Up X2
  3. Microsoft Ireland Imagine Cup Finalist X2
  4. Hatchery Scholarship For Innovation
  5. Abbott Award For Network Code
  6. The Most Technically Innovative Award CIT
  7. Bt Young Scientist Award: Maths and Algorithms
  8. Bt Young Scientist Award: Technology 2nd Place
  9. Sci-Fest Award: For Programming
  10. Sci-Fest Awards X4
  11. HEANet Special Award For Network and Scaling code
  12. Avaya Communications Special Award
  13. Junior Spiders Awards: All Ireland Title
  14. Junior Spider Awards: Best Application
  15. Teamwork Hackathon 2015: Runner Up
  16. Young Social Innovators All Ireland Title
  17. 1 of 5 students to go to a private Google open day
  18. Overall Best Poster 2016 - Department of Computing Cork Institute of Technology
  19. Best Overall Final Year Project & Best Use of Open Source Tools - Department of Computing Cork Institute of Technology
  20. Everyday Excellence Award -
  21. Scholar Award for finishing top in my year with a G.P.A of 3.9
  22. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty -
  23. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (Novemeber 2016) -
  24. Above and Beyond the Call of Duty (Decemeber 2016) -
  25. Everyday Excellence Award (Decemeber 2016) -

Plus several other scholastic achievements.
I’ve been offered interviews with the likes of Google, Yahoo and other significant companies in the past.


Want to contact me about work? Would you like me to talk at an upcoming event? Sending me free stuff to show off (I love stickers!) or even just to chat? Send an email to [email protected] and I’ll get back to you.