“In the medium term we’re looking at redeployment with a lot of change to come for the professions in the next 15 years.” Photograph: iStock

In 2017, Sebastian Thrun, an adjunct professor at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in California, unveiled a deep learning algorithm th(...)

Kitty Hawk’s autonomous personal aircraft, Cora,   is designed to fly at speeds of up to 180km/h for about 100km before it needs to land and recharge. Photograph: Richard Lord/AFP/Getty Images

There has been much talk of so-called flying cars in recent months, with companies as big as Airbus claiming that they’re working on prototypes of adv(...)

International and local research shows that higher levels of education increase employability as well as salary. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Graduates considering their career options are doing so in a rapidly improving economic situation. Unemployment continues to fall in the euro area whe(...)

From its unveiling in 2012, Google Glass was considered the gadget yearned after by everyone from nerds and chief executives to chefs and fashionistas. It was the must-have toy that was going to set the gold standard for a new class of wearable computers. (Photo illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

This is a story of public intrigue, a futuristic wearable technology, a secret laboratory, models, sky divers and an office love triangle that ended a(...)

Shola O’Dowd, who graduated with a BA in Humanities from DCU’s Oscail

Distance learning is not a new phenomenon. The Open University (OU) was founded in 1971 as a print-based distance teaching institution with fou(...)

A Ford Transit van, driven by a robotic autonomous device  at the automaker’s proving grounds in Michigan.

Picturing the scene is almost disturbingly easy. It will be all over the rolling 24-hour news channels when the day, inevitably, comes. The scrolling (...)