What’s your ideal job? What about the toughest job out there? Watch this. We won’t spoil it for you.
This is one of the most exciting videos I’ve seen about Oculus Rift, and it’s a Technology.ie exclusive! MissionV is a virtual reality platform for teaching and training which is currently beta-testing in 11 Irish schools. Recently, its founder James Corbett brought me to visit one of those schools: St Kieran’s NS in Broughal, Co Offaly. The kids there […]
Y Combinator, the startup accelerator programme based in Silicon Valley, has announced the addition of four partners, including Limerickman Patrick Collision, CEO of Stripe, who will join as a part-time partner. Patrick is a Y Combinator veteran, having brought two companies through the accelerator programme. A former winner of the Young Scientists Exhibition, in 2007 […]
Everybody is talking about Irish TV today, as the Mayo company announced its plans to launch a 24 hour TV channel on 1 May, aimed at the Irish diaspora, and promising to create 150 jobs in the process. But when I tuned in to Pat Kenny on Newstalk to hear founder Pierce O’Reilly tell his […]
I’ve been playing around with Deezer for the last few months. While I was initially quite sceptical of the service, as I was very happy with Spotify, I’ve grown to really like it over the last few months. In common with other music streaming services, Deezer is available via the web and on mobile. Unfortunately […]
There’s been a HUGE amount of media coverage of the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL this week and advice for users has been very mixed and at times quite confusing and even contradictory. Venturebeat published this graphic yesterday based on a Mashable article with a nice visual (via) of some of the affected (and unaffected) sites […]
The default “wallpaper” in Windows XP is probably one of the most viewed photos ever. You’ve probably seen it hundreds if not thousands of times, but was the photo real or merely the result of some clever photoshop work? Find out the real story behind the photo in this video where the photographer who took […]
Pádraig Schaler is a lovely guy. Anyone who knows him can tell you that. I got to know him online in 2006 when he was about 15. We were both exploring the possibilities which online social media, blogging and podcasting offered for the Irish language, and we encouraged each other and shared our experiences. When […]
Crowdfunding has led to some exciting and wonderful projects which would never otherwise be possible. And then there are others …
If you work in the tech industry then this short film might resonate with you Enjoy!