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'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'
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'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'

Nov 4th 2020, 7:38 PM 4,779 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin on the importance of the country’s first-ever women’s U20 team and its star-studded coaching ticket.

Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee From TheJournal.ie

Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:06 AM 936 Views 0 Comments

Technology has the potential to replace your caffeine fix, writes Sarah Harford.

Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry
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Smell-killing clothes and stains that clean themselves: The future of doing your laundry

Aug 9th 2019, 9:11 AM 13,089 Views 7 Comments

Jack O’Higgins looks at the technological and other changes shaping the way we do the washing.

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years From TheJournal.ie

From Pokemon Go to augmented-reality Lego: How your kids' toys will change in the next few years

Jul 24th 2019, 5:12 PM 5,767 Views 0 Comments

Amanda Connolly looks at the coming technological developments that will shape how children play.

Would you like wallpaper that changes colour with your mood? Here's the future of home decor
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Would you like wallpaper that changes colour with your mood? Here's the future of home decor

Jun 26th 2019, 4:37 PM 11,893 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on how technological developments could change the way we think about our homes.

'Hey Google, let my housemates know I'm almost home': The future of personal safety
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'Hey Google, let my housemates know I'm almost home': The future of personal safety

Jun 26th 2019, 4:29 PM 15,319 Views 15 Comments

Sarah Harford on the upcoming tech that’ll give you more peace of mind.

Goodbye midnight texts, hello intercontinental kissing: The future of long-distance relationships
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Goodbye midnight texts, hello intercontinental kissing: The future of long-distance relationships

Jun 14th 2019, 9:26 AM 12,136 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological innovations that are bringing long-distance loved ones closer together.

Bye-bye guide books, hello virtual tours: The future of going on your holliers
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Bye-bye guide books, hello virtual tours: The future of going on your holliers

May 16th 2019, 11:31 AM 7,094 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological shifts that are changing our experience of going away.

No more scrambling for tickets... or listening to commentators? The future of watching sport
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No more scrambling for tickets... or listening to commentators? The future of watching sport

May 16th 2019, 11:21 AM 8,858 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technological changes that are set to upend our experience of the big game.

Hello brain implants, goodbye forgetting people's names: The future of your memories
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Hello brain implants, goodbye forgetting people's names: The future of your memories

May 2nd 2019, 9:25 AM 10,009 Views 2 Comments

Sarah Harford on the technologies that could change the way we remember things (and mean we’ll never embarrass ourselves at parties again).

Lock the door and activate the drone guard: The future of keeping your home safe
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Lock the door and activate the drone guard: The future of keeping your home safe

Apr 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 16,513 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Harford looks at how technology could be set to upend our idea of a secure home.

Never struggle for directions to 'la playa' again: The future of speaking other languages
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Never struggle for directions to 'la playa' again: The future of speaking other languages

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:18 PM 8,825 Views 5 Comments

From multilingual earbuds to neural machine learning, barriers between languages are being eroded, writes Sarah Harford.

Goodbye sweat patches, no more 'what to wear' worries: The future of putting on clothes
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Goodbye sweat patches, no more 'what to wear' worries: The future of putting on clothes

Mar 20th 2019, 9:39 AM 16,296 Views 1 Comment

What does wearable technology mean for the way we get dressed?

Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee
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Bye bye large Americano, hello alertness algorithms: The future of your morning coffee

Mar 7th 2019, 9:38 AM 15,082 Views 4 Comments

Technology has the potential to replace your caffeine fix, writes Sarah Harford.

‘I'll have the DNA-optimised salad please': What's the future of clean eating?
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‘I'll have the DNA-optimised salad please': What's the future of clean eating?

Feb 24th 2019, 5:30 PM 10,255 Views 19 Comments

From genetic scans to personalised nutrition.

Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing
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Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing

Feb 10th 2019, 7:30 PM 18,807 Views 6 Comments

Plus how Amazon’s Alexa could be literally inside your ear.

Goodbye Facebook, hello hologram phone calls? The future of staying in touch
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Goodbye Facebook, hello hologram phone calls? The future of staying in touch

Jan 27th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,064 Views 11 Comments

The way we communicate is about to get a whole lot more virtual.

'Did you see that billboard, or was it just me': The personalised future of advertising
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'Did you see that billboard, or was it just me': The personalised future of advertising

Jan 13th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,980 Views 10 Comments

Individual billboards and the $40 billion marketing potential of Alexa – the next stage in the advertising revolution.

No to Tinder, yes to DNA matching: The future of romance
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No to Tinder, yes to DNA matching: The future of romance

Dec 30th 2018, 8:15 PM 26,217 Views 26 Comments

Dates are more accessible than ever thanks to apps. But it’s no easier to find a fulfilling relationship. How can tech help?

Bye bye credit cards, hello paying by eyeball: The future of spending your money
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Bye bye credit cards, hello paying by eyeball: The future of spending your money

Dec 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,773 Views 50 Comments

Your eyes and fingerprints are about to become a crucial part of how you pay for things.

Goodbye open-plan offices, hello couch calls: The future of being productive at work
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Goodbye open-plan offices, hello couch calls: The future of being productive at work

Nov 18th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,244 Views 8 Comments

We all waste time. Can tech help?

Sci-fi wrinkle killers and no more orange necklines: The future of doing your makeup
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Sci-fi wrinkle killers and no more orange necklines: The future of doing your makeup

Nov 4th 2018, 5:30 PM 15,593 Views 10 Comments

How the beauty industry is evolving – and what you can expect in the continuing quest to make ourselves more attractive.

Pass me an extra limb, I'll just plug it in: The future of hacking your body
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Pass me an extra limb, I'll just plug it in: The future of hacking your body

Oct 21st 2018, 8:15 PM 13,020 Views 13 Comments

From antennae implants to genetic upgrades: can we use technology to improve our bodies?

Goodbye modh coinníollach, hello Minecraft? The future of education
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Goodbye modh coinníollach, hello Minecraft? The future of education

Oct 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 14,734 Views 7 Comments

From robots in the classroom to school tours in VR.

Robot babysitters and poop-predicting nappies: Here's the future of being a good parent
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Robot babysitters and poop-predicting nappies: Here's the future of being a good parent

Sep 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 13,853 Views 12 Comments

Sadly you’ll still have to do the actual nappy-changing yourself.

Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future
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Goodbye cat burglar, hello drone burglar: Here's what crime will look like in future

Sep 9th 2018, 6:30 PM 29,784 Views 14 Comments

From data theft to using remote-controlled flying machines.

Robot referees and genetically engineered 'super athletes': Here's the future of sport
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Robot referees and genetically engineered 'super athletes': Here's the future of sport

Aug 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 7,997 Views 7 Comments

The Sunday Game could look very different ten or twenty years from now.

Fancy sleeping underwater with a robot butler? Here's the future of staying in a hotel
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Fancy sleeping underwater with a robot butler? Here's the future of staying in a hotel

Aug 12th 2018, 8:15 PM 14,859 Views 9 Comments

Or just in your own private pod.

Goodbye gym guilt, hello exercise pills? The future of staying in shape
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Goodbye gym guilt, hello exercise pills? The future of staying in shape

Jul 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 41,161 Views 22 Comments

No more boring hours on the exercise bike? Eh, sign us up.

Snore-killing earbuds and cuddling robots: the future of getting a good night's sleep
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Snore-killing earbuds and cuddling robots: the future of getting a good night's sleep

Jul 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 15,369 Views 6 Comments

If you thought it was just a matter of going to bed early… you were wrong.

Floor-mopping robots and a kitchen that cleans itself: The future of your household chores
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Floor-mopping robots and a kitchen that cleans itself: The future of your household chores

Jun 19th 2018, 7:30 PM 10,295 Views 25 Comments

Hey Alexa, can you fold the laundry?

Long-dead singers playing 'live' in concert: The future of the music you love
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Long-dead singers playing 'live' in concert: The future of the music you love

Jun 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 21,954 Views 33 Comments

Holograms, mixed-reality shows and songs written by algorithms: here’s what’s coming to your headphones.

Would you let your fridge do the Big Shop for you? The future of your personal data
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Would you let your fridge do the Big Shop for you? The future of your personal data

May 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,855 Views 10 Comments

Or would you sell your personal information to the highest bidder? (If you haven’t already.)

Live to 120 years old and never forget your pills again: The future of not getting sick
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Live to 120 years old and never forget your pills again: The future of not getting sick

May 6th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,536 Views 35 Comments

From molecular implants to tissue regeneration, here’s how researchers are working on extending our lifespans.

VR backpacks and real-life rainfall: Here's what the cinema of the future will look like
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VR backpacks and real-life rainfall: Here's what the cinema of the future will look like

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 9,952 Views 4 Comments

Plus the Dublin cinema already on board.

Flying taxis and Ireland's own 'supersonic' train: The future of public transport
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Flying taxis and Ireland's own 'supersonic' train: The future of public transport

Apr 8th 2018, 8:00 PM 30,713 Views 52 Comments

Hyperloop pods could cover the Dublin to Cork route in 15 minutes flat.

Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway
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Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway

Mar 25th 2018, 9:00 PM 63,289 Views 41 Comments

Oh, and… hello flying robots.

A nice insect casserole with 3D-printed dessert: The future of your weeknight dinner
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A nice insect casserole with 3D-printed dessert: The future of your weeknight dinner

Mar 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 12,455 Views 6 Comments

The changes coming to the way we eat – and what we eat.

No more queues, no more supermarket aisles: The future of the Big Shop
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No more queues, no more supermarket aisles: The future of the Big Shop

Feb 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 51,830 Views 29 Comments

Supermarkets as we know them could become a thing of the past.

'Student halls for grown-ups': How communal living spaces could change our idea of home
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'Student halls for grown-ups': How communal living spaces could change our idea of home

Feb 11th 2018, 7:45 PM 25,009 Views 31 Comments

Node CEO Anil Khera says co-living is the antidote to Dublin’s ‘lazy’ developers.

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