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No Recession in Imagination [Podcast #13]

The title of this week’s podcast is a translation of a phrase Michele tweeted earlier this week:  “Níl aon chúlú sa tsamhlaíocht” – there’s no recession in imagination!  Michele found it in his email in a newsletter from Kila – the band who’s music you hear at the start of each episode of the podcast. […]

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SOPA, Facebook Privacy and Water [Podcast #12]

It’s a new year and the lads are full of good intentions!  Michele resolves to be healthy in 2012.  Conn just wants to be a better webmaster.  He’s got a collection of forgotten domains and neglected websites hosted all over the place, and he’s going to clean them up and make them work! Michele demonstrates […]

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Technology.ie Podcast #11: Gabh Abhaile, Gowalla!

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 8, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is science and technology journalist Marie Boran. We talk about Carrier IQ.  Is it a rootkit, or a legitimate network management tool?  There’s a new social network for the Irish language, currently in development and launching in […]

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Technology.ie Podcast #10: Cloud Computing in a Cold Climate

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 8, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is Andraz Tori, CTO of Zemanta. Facebook settles with the FTC regarding privacy, and it’s expected to stage an IPO next year.  Zynga launches its IPO campaign next week, but can they take any encouragement from the […]

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Technology.ie Podcast #9: It’s Tech, But is it Art?

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 8, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is novelist and sometime rock star Julian Gough. Julian’s in the tech headlines after he was commisioned to write an ending for the online game Minecraft, but he reveals a tech sensibility which goes much further.  In […]

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Technology.IE Podcast #8: Let’s talk about .XXX

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 8, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is Security Consultant Brian Honan. But first, let’s talk about .XXX.  Michele decides it’s time to have that chat with Conn: everything he’s ever wanted to ask about the newest Top Level Domain but was afraid to ask. […]

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Technology.IE Podcast #7: Paul Walsh and the Spiders from .XXX

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 7, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Our guest this week is Paul Walsh of Metacert, a company with a mission to certify adult content on the web so that users can restrict access, for children in particular. First, a hat tip to Kila!  Do […]

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Technology.IE Podcast #6: Help Mary

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 6, with Conn Ó Muíneacháin and Michele Neylon.  Gene Murphy of Redeem&Get joins us to talk about the Dublin Web Summit and his company’s success winning the ESB Electric Ireland Spark of Genius Award. Michele joins us from Vienna where he’s attending a meeting of RIPE and […]

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Technology.ie Podcast #5: Senegal to Silicon Valley

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s The Technology.ie Podcast, Episode 5. Michele Neylon is in Dakar, Senegal struggling with heat, humidity and  hotel WiFi.  As a domain registrar, the Blacknight CEO makes a point of participating in international events such as ICANN 42 which is currently being held in that western African country.  He shares his […]

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Technology.ie Podcast #3

Michele Neylon is unwell, but he soldiers on.  Suffering a reaction to vaccinations for a forthcoming trip to Africa, he should really be in bed, but he’s struggled in to his desk at Blacknight HQ to join me for another Technology.ie Podcast. Our guest this week is Adrian Weckler, Digital Editor of the Sunday Business […]

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