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Ellvena Graham Appointed First Female Chair of ESB

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Mr. Alex White, TD, has written to Ms Ellvena Graham to confirm her selection as ESB Chairperson. Minister White has asked Ms Graham to make herself available to attend a meeting of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications, which must confirm her appointment under Government […]

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Visualise Irish & European IT Metrics Easily

Everyone loves being able to visualise data and infographics have become very popular in the last couple of years. However being able to generate attractive graphs and graphics requires both skill and access to data. The EU’s Digital Agenda for Europe site removes some of the pain You can quickly and easily generate a range […]

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Technology: A ‘bad’ woman’s best friend?

Technology: A ‘bad’ woman’s best friend?

In Do Penance or Perish: A Study of Magdalene Asylums in Ireland, first published in 2001, historian Frances Finnegan acknowledged the critical role of technology in the demise of Ireland’s institutions for ‘fallen women’ saying, “Possibly the advent of the washing machine has been as instrumental in closing these laundries as have changing attitudes.” Ireland’s […]

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Minister for the Internet [Podcast #32]

Michele’s in Arizona, at a meeting of domain registrars, discussing policy, including the Registrar Accreditation Agreement.  It’s always a struggle to podcast over hotel WiFi but this time we decided it was hopeless. I kept the Skype connection on the studio end, and used Skype-Out to phone Michele’s hotel room. We recorded yesterday on World […]

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