Both books provide robust interrogations of compelling ideas shaping societies for good or ill
Hugh Linehan: Why did a banal picture in a Dublin exhibition elicit such a furious response?
Hugh Linehan: Judgment by the US Supreme Court may have all sorts legal implications for copyright in the future
The cult podcasters behind The Rest is History visited Dublin recently to record episodes about Ireland’s past with their trademark self-deprecating humour and lightly worn erudition
Hugh Linehan: The metaverse is not the exciting and dangerous world science fiction once teased us with
Hugh Linehan: The contrast between events in Westminster Abbey and on Merseyside is stark
Hugh Linehan: Over-reliance on social media and clicks undermined the promise of Buzzfeed, Vice and others
Hugh Linehan: Premium physical products may survive the digital tsunami, but at what cost?
Hugh Linehan: A major exhibition in New York looks back at politically engaged video art since the 1960s
Hugh Linehan: Ireland doesn’t do nostalgia. We’re happy to let others do it for us
Hugh Linehan: There are growing fears that the AI arms race could pose an existential threat to humanity
Hugh Linehan: What is driving the fascination with financial elites in contemporary drama?
Hugh Linehan: There was a time when debates about authentic Irishness had more of an edge
Hugh Linehan: Very few of us can claim to never have been drawn into these stories
Hugh Linehan: If sensitivity readers are willing to bowdlerise an author such as Roald Dahl, what’s going on with first-time writers?