Ten nuggets of knowledge to take away for the weekend, including: a breakthrough year for European tech; Google car stopped by cops; and 13 exceptional Irish scientists.
2015 was a breakthrough year for Europe’s evolving tech sector and, if anything, European tech firms could better withstand a tech downturn than their US counterparts, according to a new study by Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom’s Atomico and Slush.
It’s Science Week, which seems like the perfect time to marvel at 13 of Ireland’s scientific high-achievers.
Almost three-quarters of local Irish technology companies grew their revenue last year, according to new research from Bank of Ireland and Trinity College Dublin.
Accenture CTO Paul Daugherty said artificial intelligence will empower people in the future to perform higher-skilled work. But it won’t result in super humans.
Trinity College Dublin’s education programme Bridge21 has launched a project to bring 21st-century team-based learning environments to secondary schools across Europe.
The position of women in tech is something we spend a lot of time discussing here at Siliconrepublic.com – and this infographic shows the business reasons why we should encourage more women to work in the industry.
February sees the start of NDRC’s latest LaunchPad accelerator programme, with €30,000 investment on offer for successful applicants.
Stop the lights! Google has admitted that its self-driving car gets stopped by police all the time, but no tickets are ever issued.
There is no way we will look like we currently do at the end of this millennium, with a changing climate, culture, diet and medical tool kit shifting the ground beneath our feet this very moment. But, what will humans look like in the year 3,000?
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