The recently published U.S. survey (commissioned by Citrix) about the public’s knowledge of Cloud Computing makes for interesting reading. “Most respondents believe the cloud is related to weather, while some referred to pillows, drugs and toilet paper.” This makes for great headlines of course, but it’s the “first to mind” answer people gave when asked […]
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If you’ve got $18,000 burning a hole in your pocket…
Oh my. This watch ticks all my geeky boxes. It’s a limited edition PAC-MAN watch which will go on sale in a couple of days time in Paris. RJ-Romain Jerome teamed up with NAMCO to produce a truly stunning piece of wristwear. Just have a read of the features: Having inherited the highly distinctive case […]
RTÉ Player app update – seamless viewing?
Users of the RTÉ player (pre version 1.2) on iPad might have noticed the following message when they fire up the app over the last week or so. After tomorrow (22nd August), the app will cease to work. What will the new version of the app give you? Here are the release notes: Seamless viewing […]
Young Irish social entrepreneurs heading to Campus Party
The largest technical festival in Europe kicks off in Berlin tomorrow. Campus Party will run from 21st to 26th August at the former Templehof airport in Berlin. It offers more than 600 hours of talks, discussions and workshops covering topics such as free software, entrepreneurship, social media, gaming, development, robotics and design. It brings together […]
Whatever you like doing, do it!
Letters of Note published this letter recently by award winning Pixar animator, Pete Docter. It was in response to a question from a teacher who asked for some advice to give to students. The last paragraph reads: “So, Middle School Student, whatever you like doing, do it! And keep doing it. Work hard! In […]