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 #12 – Sarah Loughran

About Meet The Role Models Meet The Role Models is a technology community series which highlights the stories of The Ada Lovelace Initiative role models;  the female technology professionals who are committed to promoting technology careers to pupils nationwide. In this series, we feature interviews with a diverse range of technology professionals, with a variety… [Read More]

Preventative Analytics: Big Data and Health

Wearable technology has an intimacy with the user that offers huge possibilities for the medical profession. The ultimate mobile technology can be worn around the wrist or clipped onto the ear (there’s even a contact lens device in development) and it can be with the patient all day or at least the active part of the… [Read More]

Android Wearables: One Smartwatch to Rule Them All

Since the advent of the personal computer we’ve come to expect a linear succession of devices usurping the previous incumbent: Mainframes gave way to PCs which were supplanted by Laptops which again were dethroned by tablets and these are now under threat of obsolescence by Smartphones. But with wearables Google appears to be dispersing computing… [Read More]

Ireland’s Next Battleground: The MedTech Industry

Ireland is becoming the go-to country for medical technology. International venture capitalists, always hungry for marketable ideas, are coming to Dublin this month to court the Irish MedTech sector. Investors and entreprenuers will be brought together at the IN³ Medical Device 360° Dublin to be hosted in the The Shelbourne Hotel on St Stephen’s Green from… [Read More]