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Alan Alda: “And I’m not entering dementia. I’m no more demented than I was before.”

Actor Alan Alda, best known for playing Hawkeye in the TV series M*A*S*H, recently said in an interview that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease(...)

Sixty-three percent of those surveyed said they had had stopped illegally downloading music from sites like The Pirate Bay

If our music consumption patterns are anything like our UK counterparts then online music piracy may be on the decline in Ireland. A new report from(...)

Project Respect:  designed for publishers and developers to help them host safer and more inclusive conversations online.

Continuing on from its work on Perspective, an AI tool developed to detect and combat online abuse and harassment, Google has created Project Respect (...)

There are 169 new icons from 24 of Netflix’s most popular shows

As you log into your Netflix user profile you might notice that the default profile icon – formerly a flat, 2D smiley – has been given a facelift. The(...)

Students who used smartphones or laptops in class for non-academic purposes had exam scores at least 5 per cent lower than the control group, a study has found. Photographer: Yuya Shino/Bloomberg

A study from Rutgers University in the United States shows that use of smartphones, tablets or laptops in class for non-academic purposes is linked to(...)

Carrot Weather is powered by Dark Sky, a weather prediction app known for its hyperlocal, down-to-the-minute forecasts.

Her computerised voice might sound vaguely reminiscent of an AI-enabled assistant you know and trust but utterances such as “I look forward to your fr(...)

David Bowie from his Aladdin Sane period in 1973.

Touring museum exhibition David Bowie Is came to an end earlier this month at the Brooklyn Museum but not before it had visited 12 cities around the w(...)

On The Trill Project civility is maintained by a mix of human moderators and machine learning that detects hostile, bullying or otherwise problematic content.

Previous anonymous social networking apps like Secret and YikYak may have had good intentions, including the freedom to speak one’s mind, but they soo(...)

Move Mirror allows you to search through a database of images by standing in front of your webcam and striking a pose.

When looking for certain images via Google one usually types in related keywords or, using Reverse Image Search, drags a picture into the search engin(...)

Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) related content is quite popular on YouTube but, as researchers from the Australian National Univers(...)

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