830: Summer Toy Show

Lots of big new product announcements this month from all the big players.  We bring you the best from Apple, Asus, Samsung and more, covering computers, phones and smartwatches.

830: Summer Toy Show

 
 
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829: More Girls Please

Despite advances in education in Science Technology Engineering and Maths over the past few years, the proportion of females taking STEM subjects at third level is still a problem.

Is it lack of interest? Lack of teaching resources? or getting over the old idea that some subjects are just for boys and others for girls.

Lorna Martyn is Head of Technology with Fidelity Investments and she spoke to Niall about how important role models are, in getting more girls involved in STEM and even bringing back women who have left the field.

829: More Girls Please

 
 
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828: Covid App Speed

How did Ireland manage to develop its COVID-19 app so fast, especially when you consider it was a co-ordinated effort between the public and tech sectors? We spoke with Phil Codd, CEO of the apps developer Expleo, about how the project got from idea to app so quickly. Also in this weeks news, which ‘staycation’ scams are rampant and one thing every new home worker should ask their employer.

 

828: Covid App Speed

 
 
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827: AI Special

We look at how AI is getting Uber into trouble and also to Chatspace founder John Clancy about their AI project manager and why big business is failing on big ideas.

827: AI Special

 
 
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826: Winners

This week we are saying congratulations to Dublin-based Grafton Architects who have won the 2020 Pritzker prize, the first two women to share what is regarded internationally as architecture’s highest honour.

Grafton Architects caught our attention a long time ago as they have some great ideas on how to make our world low-carbon at street level.  With Extinction Rebellion, increases in carbon tax, and the Green Party playing a significant part in our new government, we thought this  would be a great opportunity to replay our interview from last year with founder Yvonne Farrell, who spoke to our editor Niall Kitson.

826: Winners

 
 
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825: Creative Crisis

Hear how the new Irish Covid 19 app is working out and why secure messaging is taking off. Also, as Fujitsu tells employees to go home, Tony Sheridan from Fidelity Investments shares how to stay creative during this crisis where so many of us are working from home.

Remember Fidelity Investments are hiring for tech roles in Ireland. Discover more about virtually joining this global leader in fintech innovation at fidelityinvestments.ie

825: Creative Crisis

 
 
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824: Facebook Boycott

All the news on Facebook boycotts, Google Photo changes and Microsoft closures. Plus we chat with Dr Ann Devitt at Trinity’s Learnovate Centre to see how post covid classrooms will look in September.

824: Facebook Boycott

 
 
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823: Apple WWDC Dramatic Departure

Three big departures from the norm at Apple WWDC this week including a major announcement on processors which changes everything, a new way of presenting their keynote and goodbye to Mac OS X.  We fill you in.

We also find out how you can take an idea in a lab or workshop and make it into a viable business with Conor Mc Nally, Startup and Business Development Manager, at the Adapt Centre for Research into Digital Content.

823: Apple WWDC Dramatic Departure

 
 
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822: Tech Time Forgot

We have some fun remembering some tech habits which have been lost to time! We also keep you up-to-date with this weeks news including the Sony PS5, how Apple and Amazon are in trouble (again) with the EU and an incredible case of bullying by eBay against two bloggers.

It’s all on this weeks Tech Radio in association with Fidelity Investments. Times are uncertain, but your job doesn’t have to be. Fidelity Investments is hiring for tech roles in Ireland.
Apply now at fidelityinvestments.ie to virtually join a global leader in fintech innovation from the safety of your home. fidelityinvestments.ie

822: Tech Time Forgot

 
 
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821: Crazy

We start with facial recognition plus some leaked tips about next weeks Apple WWDC.  Then we get into why normally sane people believe insane things they pick up off the internet. Dr Eoin Whelan at NUI has been studying it with some really interesting results.

821: Crazy

 
 
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