There was a strong turn out last week at the event hosted by IE Domain Registry to mark Ireland’s Internet Day, at the Mansion House in Dublin. I was there on behalf of Ireland’s leading domain registrar, Blacknight. After the event I recorded a video interview with IEDR CEO David Curtin. [youtube]https://youtu.be/2_eJw2g5I9w[/youtube] I also met the headline speaker, […]
Colaiste Lurgan have been putting out some truly amazing videos of their covers in the Irish language (as gaeilge) of popular hit songs. Their most recent release is a cover of Adele’s “Hello”. The lead vocalist is one of their students Shannon Bryan. It’s truly haunting. Enjoy! Here are the lyrics: Hello, tú ann? Mé […]
Electric Picnic gets underway tomorrow in Stradbally, Co Laois, just down the road from Blacknight‘s Carlow HQ. Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather was up early this morning to get a drone’s eye view of the sunrise, as the festival site stands ready to rock! Anyone planning to do the same should note that a no-fly zone comes into […]
Apple’s currently building a massive new campus for their staff. Its design is futuristic and the entire thing will be huge when finished. We’ve posted a couple of the update videos in the past (here and here) So here’s the latest one in glorious 4k: Enjoy!
George Takei is well known as both one of the original Star Trek cast, but also as a very popular personality on social media. In common with quite a few other celebrities Takei has not been afraid to share his feelings about Trump’s US Presidential campaign. Last night, however, he released a new video message […]
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 […]