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Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone Safety Campaign

Dublin Airport has launched a safety campaign focussing on drones. Airports are “no fly” areas for drones, though some people seem to either be unaware of this or choose to ignore it. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a “No Drone Zone” and […]

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Amazon Prime Video Finally Available in Ireland

Amazon announced this morning that Amazon Prime Video is now available in Ireland. The tech giant has also extended the service’s availability to over 200 countries. The service will cost €2.99 / month in Ireland for the first 6 months, but will rise to €5.99 / month after. For now the service will only offer […]

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Torturing Smart Devices (sort of) [Video]

Smart homes, IoT, wearables, AI and a plethora of other technologies have become accessible and affordable for people over the last couple of years. But how smart are they really? One user decided to torture his smart devices a little by triggering a loop, with his Amazon Echo and Google Home getting stuck in an […]

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Computer Animation Meets Dance [Video]

Mongolian dancer and computer graphics artist Canion Shijirbat has managed to combine his two passions. His performance at the semi-final of Mongolia’s Got Talent is fantastic. See it below:   The performance has garnered quite a bit of attention from international media over the last few days . As for the judges at Mongolia’s Got Talent […]

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IDI Irish Design Awards Exhibition Continues until Saturday

The 19th annual IDI Irish Design Awards is on November 17th in Dublin’s Marker Hotel, but the public has just two more days to view the exhibition of the finalists currently open at Fumbally Exchange in Dame Lane. The exhibition showcases the best of Irish design this year, encompassing architecture, fashion, interiors, product design, animation, furniture, […]

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Ireland’s Internet Day 2016 [Video]

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, […]

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To Mars with Musk – Or Are We Forgetting Something?

Last night, the CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, presented his vision for ‘Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species’. If you missed it, you can see the full presentation here as it was streamed live, or check out the short animated overview below of The SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System. It’s an ambitious plan (you can download the slides here) and […]

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