Design historian Linda King at home in North Strand, Dublin,   in her livingroom. Photograph: Alan Betson

Linda King is a design historian at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. She was a graphic designer before moving into education and research and has been a consulta(...)

DSL technology invented by Joseph Lechleider made it possible to bring high-speed internet service to millions of households.

In the late 1980s, Joseph W Lechleider came up with a clever solution to a puzzling technical problem, making it possible to bring high-speed inter(...)