Shimon is a robot with four arms – but instead of using them to crush the life out of humans, all he wants to do is jam on the marimba! Judging by his head movements, this artificial intelligence is pretty into the music! You might ask: why does a marimba-playing robot need an anthropomorphic head to wave around anyway? […]
Ireland is enjoying some unusually fine weather this week. This video by Alan O’Reilly speaks for itself. [youtube]https://youtu.be/UF6cR5pgdpw[/youtube] Alan is support manager at Blacknight, and runs CarlowWeather.com. The outlook, he says, is good.
If you’re a Star Wars fan you might like the idea of dressing up as Darth Vader. But would you want to wake your own child up dressed as Darth Vader, including voice modulator? Well if your wife gave you written permission to do it, maybe you’d consider it? Well one dad decided to try […]
We’ve spoken to Mick Moran, head of INTERPOL’s Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation unit, a couple of times in the past about his work in law enforcement. Today being Safer Internet Day 2016 here’s a video of Mick talking about what law enforcement and INTERPOL in particular are doing around making the internet a safer […]
Saoirse Ronan seems to be proving very popular with the US media. She’s been making appearances on a wide variety of high profile shows over the last few months. Her most recent piece, however, involves her trying to teach Americans how to make a cup of tea: Personally I prefer coffee, but I’d be happy […]
Remember the DeLorean? If you’re over a certain age you may recall when the DeLorean was being made in Northern Ireland. If not you’ve probably seen them in the Back to the Future movies. Either way DeLorean cars have a certain mystique about them and while there are still some “out there” that are roadworthy […]
Sure we don’t get to vote in the US presidential elections, but we do get to watch the entire drama unfold. Some people have been having a bit of fun playing with Donald Trump videos So how about Donald Trump as a rather tough Cockney? If you prefer a more sophisticated Trump there’s also this […]
2016 marks the centenary of the 1916 Rising so there’s been and will be a lot of activity throughout the year. The 3rd class in Sunday’s Well Boys School in Cork created this stop frame lego movie that covers the events of the rising, including the execution of the leaders. Enjoy!
Last week we went to the OMiG Digital Summit in Galway, where Blacknight were sponsors, and 500 people gathered at Galway’s Radisson Hotel to hear from experts in online and social media marketing. One of those experts is Natalie Roper, Digital Engagement Manager with The Guardian. I asked her about the Guardian’s recent Keep it in […]
Star Wars The Force Awakens has been breaking box office records since it’s release just a few short weeks ago. The amount of attention the film has been getting from the media and public is incredible, so it’s only natural that the Irish connection be played up a little. A couple of days ago some […]