Bernie Dillon:  inspirational chief executive of Amdahl Ireland

Bernie Dillon, who died on January 7th, was a founding father of today’s modern information technology industry in Ireland. His illustrious career spa(...)

Full detachment from work, physical and psychological, is hard to achieve and can cause fatigue and potential burnout.

The online jobs search company Indeed has a global workforce of 10,000 people. About 1,000 of them are based in Ireland and work across all areas of t(...)

Billboards in the Times Square area of New York display messages thanking first responders and front line workers battling coronavirus. Photograph: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

One of every five New York City residents tested positive for antibodies to the coronavirus, according to preliminary results described by governor An(...)

Photo issued by Greenpeace of Chinstrap Penguins on Elephant Island, Antarctica. Photograph: Christian Aslund/Greenpeace/PA Wire

Numbers of chinstrap penguins have fallen by almost three fifths in half a century in an important Antarctic habitat for the birds, scientists said. (...)

When you step back and see the brain and body thinking together, the old distinction between reason and emotion doesn’t seem to make sense. Photograph: Getty Images

This has been a golden age for brain research. We now have amazing brain scans that show which networks in the brain ramp up during different activiti(...)

An MRI image of the brain of a patient with Alzheimer’s.

A chemical in cannabis could treat pancreatic cancer, it was reported in August. A Harvard study demonstrated that it could even kill cancer cells fro(...)

Researchers  found that a number of smart TVs, including those made by Samsung and LG, and the streaming dongles Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV, were sending out data. Photograph: iStock

The smart TVs in our homes are leaking sensitive user data to companies including Netflix, Google and Facebook even when some devices are idle, accord(...)

One of Dr Barry’s ‘golden rules’ is to try and get everyone who’s depressed to exercise for 30 minutes a day

With State and University exams on the horizon, taking time out to exercise every day may be seen as a waste of good study time, but flexing those mus(...)

A shrine, with an image of the Virgin Mary, is seen in the corner of an enclosed area on part of the site of the former mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns, where the remains of  babies and toddlers were found buried, in Tuam. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Tomb Babies I walk among the righteous reeds And weave a Brigid’s cross And, fisted, brandish at the wind And witness Brigid’s loss She laid her clo(...)

A clear  strategy is the foundation of any business’s success. Photograph: Getty Images

It sometimes appears that the traditional rules of business are being upended by today’s trends in technology, from big data and artificial intelligen(...)

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