On Friday April 8th the final of the Intel Galileo 3rd Level Technology Competition took place at the Science Gallery in Dublin. The competition, which has been running since the beginning of January, is open to all 3rd level undergraduate students on the island of Ireland. The competition invites students to create projects based on […]
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Help! Russians are Watching my Webcam!
By Conn Ó Muíneacháin on November 21, 2014 in General
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 […]
‘Internet of Things’ Emerges as a Dominant Theme at Web Summit 2014 [Video]
By Conn Ó Muíneacháin on November 6, 2014 in Video
Connectivity between devices and people in their homes, work and cars has emerged as the big theme to dominate the discussions, deals, and bars around Web Summit 2014. Paul Daugherty, CTO of Accenture, pointed out that there will be 50 billion digital devices by 2020 and believed that ‘the internet of things will dwarf the […]