Facebook F8 & Google IO

Looking back at this weeks Facebook developers conference and ahead to next weeks similar one for Google.

 

Irish Satellites

We chat with Dr Jenny Hanafin, Senior Earth Observation Scientist at NUI Galway, on what to do with the massive amount of data we get from orbiting satellites.

 

IoT in Hospital

We chat with an Irish IoT company, where Lara Kelly, Head of the Data & Analytical Team with HealthBeacon, tells us how they use the internet of things in their daily work.

 

Clever Books

Darya Yegorina tells us how her company wants to bring augmented reality clever books to schools. We ask questions about what Alexa hears and share tales from outer space with Chris Hadfield.

 

Girls in Tech

We speak with the MD of the Irish branch of Girls in Tech, Coral Movaselli. Also, things virtual assistants can do, that digital assistants can’t!

 

Apple & Huawei Phone

Why Apples announcements this week are one of the most interesting in years and we check out the hot new Huawei phone which can do things no other phone can with sound and pictures.

 

Good Google Bad Google

We discuss good and bad news for Google week, the real reason behind this weeks new product announcements from Apple and the weird way an Irish games company found over €3 million in funding.

 

Internet 30 Best Worst

As the internet turns 30 we look at the best and worst its given us. We also chat with Cian O’Flaherty of Safecility to find out how they use the Internet of Things to make buildings safer.

 

Games Legend John Romero

John Romero’s creations include Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake. Games that arguably, changed the way we play. In advance of his appearance at Comic Con in Dublin this weekend, he sat down for a chat with Niall Kitson to talk about his career and how game development went from a process of weeks to years.

 

TV Future with Peter Mac Avock

From Netflix to Saorview TV has changed a lot recently. One man at the forefront of mass changes in digital television is Irishman Peter Mac Avock, who is the Head of Distribution, Platforms and Services for the EBU, European Broadcasting Union. Niall sat down with him for a special extended interview, discussing the next frontiers on what we’ll watch next .. and how.