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Dream Big and Fast [Podcast #56]

Michele & Conn reunite for a Valentine’s day podcast!  On the agenda: Google celebrates George Ferris.  And the Star Wars traceroute! We’ve missed a few shows, so there’s a lot to catch up on: Social WiFi by Karma; About.me buys itself back from AOL; Mega is launched. Vine gets a mention too … remember that?  It was […]

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Geektastic Traceroute Gives Star Wars

If you’re not a geek you probably won’t appreciate this .. A Sysadmin who obviously likes Star Wars and had a bit of free time has put together a pretty neat hack which you can see via traceroute: traceroute -m 100 traceroute to (, 100 hops max, 60 byte packets 1  202-194.ge0-0-2.acc-r01.bk2.39122.as (  […]

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Standing On the Trapdoor [Podcast #48]

Brought to you by Blacknight it’s the technology.ie podcast episode 48 with Michele Neylon and Conn O Muineachain. “You have failed me for the last time” (Tim Cooke is a bad–ass!)  Speaking of Star Wars … disney buys Lucasfilm, announces Episode VII.  Sick of politics (or babies) clogging up your stream?  Whedon endorses Romney.  Self-defence with iPhone. Sky To Launch phone […]

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Web Reactions To Lucas Film Sale To Disney

Last night (Irish time) Disney announced that they were acquiring Lucas Film. They also announced plans for another instalment of the Star Wars franchise. George Lucas spoke about the acquisition yesterday: [youtube]http://youtu.be/YyqlTi7lkhY[/youtube] So how did people react? Sure, there’s been thousands of articles written in just about every mainstream media outlet and film aficionado site […]

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