864: They Are Listening

Does your smartphone suck up information about you, even when you are not connected to the internet. Fascinating findings with Prof Doug Leith from SFI Connect this week.

We also have the latest announcements from Apple and Samsung and come up with a novel new fine for Facebook data breaches.

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863: Who’s Watching You

Three bilion social media profile photos have been scraped, put into a Facial Recognition database, and sold to the police. We have the story.

We say a fond farewell to LG and hear about  a great new scheme were Techies Go Green.

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862: Disconnect

The law is beginning to catch up with our rapidly changing tech lives where working from home does not mean you need be available 24/7. We bring you up to speed on a right to disconnect and a right to remote working (even from pubs).

Also, as Electric Ireland roll out smart meters which use AI to track your energy usage, Niall chats with the Chief Business Officer from its developer Bidgley, Gautam Aggarwal, to find out more.

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861: Intel Fights Back

Intel are making massive investments in Ireland to bring the world their fastest chips ever. We discover more about this and how you can get your brand new mobile phones delivered by drone.

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860: Samsung Unboxed A52

All the news of the week including Samsungs new A52 launched on St Patricks Day, why people share fake news and serious jail time for a Twitter hacker.

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859: Why NFT is HOT

We check out NFT’s to see what they are and why they are so hot right now. We also chat with Orla Veale about a new smart initiative in South Dublin called Smart D8.

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858: Blow It Up

Despite SpaceX blowing up their rockets, RTE blowing up DAB and Google blowing up VR, it’s actually all very positive. We tell you why. Plus Niall chats with Science Foundation Ireland about fast science and plans for 2025.

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857: Virtual Arts

We’re used to dealing with virtual reality and artificial intelligence in the areas of gaming and manufacturing but what about the Arts?  We have a fascinating chat with Elaine Hoey, artist in residence at the Digital Hub. We also look at some shocking Facebook headlines from Australia and find out who had the best view of the Mars landling last week.

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856: BitCoin

Bitcoin v Wall Street and Facebook v Australia making the news on Earth this week.  Perserverance Rover is making the news on Mars. We have it all on this weeks podcast!  Plus a fascinating chat about using augmented reality to build hyper-scale data centres.

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855: Galaxy S21 Hands On

Niall gives us the hands on experience with Samsungs latest S21. Is it enough to convince him to ditch his iPhone and crossover to the dark side?

We also give you the latest news on TikTok v Trump, Facebook virus and Google launching its News Showcase app.

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