Charge Your Phone With Your Belt

If you use a smartphone then you’ve probably got used to terrible battery life. You might have forked out for an external battery pack or something else to help extend the battery life. So a new “take” on charging phones probably isn’t that surprising. What is, however, a little surprising is the way this one […]

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Help! Russians are Watching my Webcam!

In 25 years working in radio, there’s one piece of advice I heard early and often: if you see a microphone, you should always assume it is ‘live’. The same should probably go for webcams. The news today that a Russian website has been discovered which aggregates the feeds from over 4500 cameras worldwide has […]

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Dance Like Nobody’s Watching [Video]

I love this. The dancing is wonderful, but what’s really funny is the nervous passengers trying not to look. This must be what air travel does to us.   The dancer is a talented actress named Angela Trimbur: check out her YouTube channel. Here, have another one!   Related articles Strangers on a Plane Air travel is becoming even […]

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Gene Murphy on Irish Startup Weekends [Audio]

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, and four Irish cities are taking part in the Global Startup Battle. Galway Startup Weekend was on last weekend, and Dublin, Cork and Limerick are repeating the exercise next weekend. Gene Murphy is one of the organisers of Startup Weekend Dublin, and he’s my guest on today’s podcast. Click on the player above to […]

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Is Uber the Creepiest Company in Tech?

Uber, the chauffeur company, is under fire over its response to the recent comments by Senior Vice President Emil Michael that the company would be justified in spending “a million dollars” to hire researchers and journalist to investigate the personal lives of journalists and give the media a taste of its own medecine. #452892250 / gettyimages.com The remarks were […]

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UK Air Traffic Visualised

If you fly a lot you might develop an interest in how the entire thing works. From the types of airplanes, the services they offer to the technology behind it all. But what about the actual air traffic itself? The hundreds of planes that fly over our heads every day? The UK’s National Air Traffic Services […]

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