Back To Front 1.0.1 – The Churn

In the series “Back to Front” our consultant Eoghain will look at the latest developments, releases and news in technologies from (you guessed it) the Back-end to the Front. He is happy to talk technologies suggested by our readers and answers any questions you have.   What a time to be a JS developer… I’m… [Read More]

Pixel Buds, Live Translation And The Babelfish

"The Babel fish is small, yellow, leech-like, and probably the oddest thing in the universe. It feeds on brain wave energy, absorbing all unconscious frequencies and then excreting telepathically a matrix formed from the conscious frequencies and nerve signals picked up from the speech centres of the brain, the practical upshot of which is that… [Read More]

Meet the Role Models #18 – Rafaela Jopia

Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models. The success of the Ada Lovelace Initiative depends on the participation of technology professionals across Ireland and since September 2015, The Ada Lovelace Initiative voluntary speakers have reached over 5000 secondary school students between them.… [Read More]

How Asavie Uses Ansible to Manage Configuration of its Global IoT Connectivity Platform

Earlier this year on the Verify blog, we discussed two market leading Configuration Management tools; Puppet & Chef. While both Puppet & Chef perform similar tasks, debates persisted in the tech press regarding which tool was superior. Following on from our discussion of Puppet Vs Chef, we recently interviewed John McBride, Cloud Architect at Asavie… [Read More]

Digitary – Securely Verifying Credentials Worldwide

The UK has about 1 million students enrolled in its higher education system; traditionally this means college administration is a paper heavy, bureaucratic nightmare with all the opportunity for lost documents  and misdirected transcripts  this offers. University transcripts are crucial for students: this document is a list of courses and grades generated by schools, colleges and… [Read More]

PageFair: Letting The Right Ones In

Adblockers can provide relief from online ads that are annoying, intrusive or sometimes they're things that you just never want to see again as long as you live. But they can also act as non-discriminating, blunt instruments creating as much harm as good on the internet. Dublin start-up Pagefair is flagging up the potentially fatal… [Read More]

Irish Tech Sector and Exporting to China.

The Daily Telegraph's economics Blogger Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, singled out Ireland’s highly competitive economy as a major factor in its re-entry in to the bond markets. The Republic, he says, has three or four times more export leverage than the Club Med region and a current account surplus near 4pc of GDP. The recent Enterprise Ireland trade… [Read More]