Meath Street in The Liberties, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Liberties name in itself is a captivating one, and embodies the idea of freedom and a rebel or independent spirit. The neighbourhood is called suc(...)

While AI has been around for decades in various guises, the technology has come on leaps and bounds in the past 10 years.

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, refers to any kind of machine-based learning developed to perform various tasks and functions that, heretofore, was th(...)

A Deliveroo worker goes about his business. As the law tries to catch up with the technology, a couple of companies dig their heels in – Air BnB, Uber, Lyft, Deliveroo, TaskRabbit, Deliveroo. Photograph:  Mikael Buck/Deliveroo

In the 2011 bestseller The Master Switch, author Tim Wu argues that, throughout history, communication technologies tend to move from at first being a(...)

We all see the internet through Google-tinted glasses. Photograph: Getty

Rumours of SEO’s death are greatly exaggerated. Assessing the relevance (or very existence) of search engine optimisation is a question that comes up (...)

“Even though we can still only read approximately 260 words per minute, we get to read only the newest and most relevant information gathered on our behalf.”

Moore’s Law, in its crudest terms, refers to the theory that technological capacity doubles every two years. So far this prophecy – first posited by I(...)

New recruit “Pepper” the robot, a humanoid robot designed to welcome and take care of visitors and patients, holds the hand of a new born baby next to his mother at AZ Damiaan hospital in Ostend, Belgium. Photograph: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

There will always be advocates and resistors to change. The march of progress is loathe to unscheduled stops and while conservatives can stall things,(...)

Differences in culture, business approach and regulation may put many people off the possibility of growing into places such as Africa but that doesn’t mean there aren’t major opportunities there

Terms such as “tech start-up” and “developing world” are not frequently heard in the same sentence. Irish companies looking to go big usually aim for (...)

President Michael D Higgins and Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto inspect a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony at the National Palace in Mexico City today. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

President Michael D Higgins has invited his Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto to a return visit to Ireland to develop ties with Mexico as “a key (...)

The battle to get Irish small businesses online is continuing with a new pilot project aiming to turn a range of small businesses into export-f(...)