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Belfast: A transport utopia? (After all, the Glider bus is coming)

Belfast: A transport utopia? (After all, the Glider bus is coming)

added Monday, February 12 2018

When I think of the city of the future, I think BIG. Hyperloop – jet packs – self-driving car shares – no carbon emissions – cycle lanes –...

Transport
Lunchtime is lucrative for this innovative Newry food producer

Lunchtime is lucrative for this innovative Newry food producer

added Tuesday, January 30 2018

Very infrequently do I hear a company say diversity in its workforce is key to its success. The reason this is so critical for a producer of food is...

Food Sustainability
EU priorities in food sustainability research explained, helping NI scientists win funding

EU priorities in food sustainability research explained, helping NI scientists win funding

added Tuesday, January 30 2018

Sometimes in science, being a top researcher or innovator isn’t what counts – it’s knowing how to win grants and funding for projects. The...

Food Sustainability
How can we be sure our food is safe to eat? #4IRC Recap

How can we be sure our food is safe to eat? #4IRC Recap

added Thursday, January 18 2018

On January 9th our series of #4IRC debates focused on Food Safety and Security, held in Belfast’s Youth Action Building. The debate – in...

Food Sustainability
Magic thermal ink tells us when food is fresh

Magic thermal ink tells us when food is fresh

added Tuesday, January 16 2018

Every time we buy food, we’re given an indication of its freshness through a measure of time – a best-before date. “Temperature is a more...

Food Sustainability
This food safety app takes the heat out of the kitchen

This food safety app takes the heat out of the kitchen

added Tuesday, January 9 2018

Newry-based entrepreneur Neil Bradley, owner of Food Safe System, doesn’t think there are too many cooks in the kitchen. His problem is that...

Food Sustainability
Can algorithms replace government?

Can algorithms replace government?

added Thursday, December 21 2017

The latest Connect #4IRC debate series focused on Government and Society, held in Derry~Londonderry on December 12th. The first speaker was Quintin...

Gov't and Society
Kainos leads huge digital transformation in UK government

Kainos leads huge digital transformation in UK government

added Thursday, December 21 2017

I recently spoke to Russell Sloan, the director of digital services for Kainos.  The UK government is undertaking a digital transformation,...

Gov't and Society
Legal policy often lags behind tech innovation – is this good or bad?

Legal policy often lags behind tech innovation – is this good or bad?

added Monday, December 18 2017

It often seems that technology innovation outpaces the law. As new tech is created, policies lag behind. Grey areas remain and nefarious practices can...

Gov't and Society
Make your opinion heard with this app, Sussd

Make your opinion heard with this app, Sussd

added Friday, December 8 2017

Do you feel as if our democracy hasn’t been working lately? Join the crowd There’s a new app being built in Belfast to increase public...

Gov't and Society
“No one can stop blockchain. You’d have to shut down the internet” -- Head of blockchain at Danske Bank

“No one can stop blockchain. You’d have to shut down the internet” -- Head of blockchain at Danske Bank

added Tuesday, November 28 2017

Danske Bank has been a member for some time of the R3 Consortium, a group of more than 75 banks around the world who are seeking answers about DLT...

Blockchain
Barclays explains early blockchain opportunities

Barclays explains early blockchain opportunities

added Friday, November 24 2017

Recently, I had an interesting conversation with Anthony Macey, Head of Blockchain R&D for Barclays Bank. Barclays has publicly stated that...

Blockchain

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