Last week I wrote a piece for the International Business Times asking the question, 'Could a Brexit have been avoided if the UK had a smarter digital voting system?'. I think it could have been and I joined Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down To Business to tell him a little more about sophisticated digital economies like Estonia, and how they've implemented mobile-voting.
Chad Hollingsworth, co-founder and President of Triax Technologies was in Ireland to film at Blackrock College RFC for TV3's The Gadget Buzz and he joined George Hook on Newstalk 106.8FM to discuss head injury in contact sports, rugby, concussion and what Triax can bring to rugby in Europe.
Andy O'Donoghue joined Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down To Business to discuss the patent recently granted to Apple for a device they termed iTime. Andy though thinks Apple have done a good job convincing the market that they're building a Smart Watch with lovely interchangeable (lulti-coloured!) straps, whereas, could iTime in fact be an interface for your entire life?
Bobby Kerr asked Andy O'Donoghue about Úll 2014, the most important conference of its type this year, held at the Lyrath Estate in Co Kilkenny. A conference that started about iOS development, is now about making beautiful products. This year amongst others, Jean McDonald from App Camp for Girls, the legendary John Gruber and Machina co-founder & CEO Linda Franco made this conference / experience memorable for the best of reasons. But in the heartland of Ireland, why were Irish start-ups so scarce? Discuss.
On Down To Business (Saturday, 22nd February) I joined Ian Guider, Newstalk’s Business Editor to talk about the…
Andy O'Donoghue joined Bobby Kerr for week 3 of the the Technology In Business segment, sponsored by HP ElitePad, to discuss the SME Website and the Getting Business Online Initiative. They were joined by SME owner and GIBO case-study, Liz Dwyer of Beauty Bootcamp.