From the world-beating Harry McCann to the out-of-this-world Dr Niamh Shaw, nothing is impossible. Here is all your essential sci-tech reading for the weekend.
Flying the flag for Ireland, Digital Youth Council founder Harry McCann has been recognised as one of the leading global voices for young people.
Tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins wants to build a zero-data internet for kids
Dr Niamh Shaw has been dreaming of being an astronaut since she was eight years old, and now she’s determined to get to space, no matter what.
The IT services sector may not be the ‘darling’ of the tech media, but it’s a very valuable industry and one that is changing and growing, says Adrian Mullett.
SpaceX might not be planning to build its own Hyperloop system, but Elon Musk’s company is leading the charge in terms of speed.
Biometric scanning is gaining traction in a big way in China, and now Alibaba is getting people to pay with a simple smile.
The First Fridays for Startups series is celebrating its first birthday.
Major changes are afoot among the world’s largest banks with news that six of them are to form a new digital currency to explore blockchain’s potential.
Online gambling is a mammoth industry, and one that clearly needs tighter regulation.
Major tech figureheads are angered by reports that Trump is to end an Obama-era scheme that protected undocumented immigrants.