Noah Smith

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Richard Hulskes, co-founder of Amsterdam-based technology company Wewolver, with a robot at the Web Summit. Photograph: Eric Luke

Warnings about the threat posed by robots and artificial intelligence (AI) to all of our jobs are everywhere. Even Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has recently(...)

 Maureen Smith with her son Seán and grandson Noah (12) in Sandymount, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Maureen Smith, 77 Growing up in Farney Park in Sandymount, Dublin 4, the street was Maureen Smith’s playground. “In winter, I was roller-skating all o(...)

John Cochrane, a Chicago professor, points out that the US money supply recently went up 10,000 per cent and inflation went down. Photograph: PA

Despair is a negative emotion and one to be avoided. Yet it is hard not to feel that way when thinking about the state of economics. Macbeth, when he (...)