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Boys Need to Learn Early On to Show Total Respect for All Women – Tim Berners Lee

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has spoken out about the Internet culture of misogyny which has seen abuse, shaming, doxing and threats to the physical safety of women involved in online discourse. Sir Tim was taking part in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything chat yesterday to launch maketechhuman, a new joint initiative from WIRED and Nokia, created to […]

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Internet Access is Key to Gender Equality – Chelsea Clinton

As International Women’s Day is celebrated this week, a new report compiled by the Clinton Foundation together with the Gates Foundation, claims that access to the Internet is a key factor when it comes to improving women’s participation in educational, economic and societal opportunities. The Full Participation Report is driven by a ‘big data’ approach to over 850,000 data points, collected […]

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Jobs, Lots of Jobs! Nitro, Blacknight and More!

Nitro, the Australian founded, San Francisco headquartered, document management company are having a week-long recruitment drive for their EMEA HQ in Dublin, culminating in a talk by their Director of Engineering, Brendan Dillon at Career Zoo tomorrow at 2:30pm. They’ve been busy promoting their ‘work hard – play hard’ corporate culture, which they’ve nicknamed ‘The Wombat Republic‘, in a a […]

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Las Vegas Domain Auctions and Ennis Mart [Audio]

Today’s podcast was recorded in the office of CEO Michele Neylon at Blacknight HQ. He’s just returned from two weeks in Las Vegas where he attended CES, followed by Namescon. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 23:31; 13MB; MP3. CES was simply huge, says Michele. One thing that caught […]

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Facebook’s Economic Impact On Global Economy

A Deloitte report released today analyses Facebook’s impact on the global economy. Some headline takeaways: Facebook enabled $227bn of economic impact Enabled 4.5m jobs globally in 2014. The full report, which was commissioned by Facebook, goes into more detail about how Facebook’s impact was felt in various regions of the world, but the graphic below […]

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Help! Russians are Watching my Webcam!

In 25 years working in radio, there’s one piece of advice I heard early and often: if you see a microphone, you should always assume it is ‘live’. The same should probably go for webcams. The news today that a Russian website has been discovered which aggregates the feeds from over 4500 cameras worldwide has […]

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