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VANRATH Tech Round Up - 25TH

  • Publish Date: Posted 7 months ago
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Irish student start-up wins €5k for platform that augments human memory

A Dublin-based student venture, which is developing a software platform to augment human memory, has been declared overall winner of the 2021 NovaUCD Student Enterprise Competition and has received a €5,000 cash prize...

Crackonosh: How hackers are using gamers to become crypto-rich

Gamers are being duped into helping hackers become rich, after downloading games laced with hidden malware. Versions of Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K19, and Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 are being given away free in forums. But hidden inside the code of these games is a piece of crypto-mining...

Can Chemical Recycling Technology Solve the Plastic Pollution Problem?

The current use of plastics is not sustainable due to the tremendous amount of discarded plastic waste accumulating as debris in landfills, oceans and other natural habits across the world. Mechanical recycling, which as related to plastics is also called back-to-plastics recycling, has been used since the 1970s. However...

Diversity Mark now works with nearly 40% of NI STEM workforce

Diversity Mark has announced that with the combined number of organisations it has currently signed up, it now reaches over 80,000 people in Northern Ireland, with almost 40% of those companies based within the STEM sector Four of NI’s largest IT firms – Allstate, Learning Pool, Liberty IT and Outsource – have been accredited through Diversity Mark for over two years, and...

 

TEDxStormont to publish summer talks from NI's best and brightest

Throughout summer 2021, TEDxStormont is set to publish 12 standalone TEDx Studio talks by speakers from many disciplines and backgrounds to share new and fresh ideas. This series of talks is aims to bring together brilliant minds to change attitudes on some of today’s hot topic issues. The dozen speakers will cover a variety of topics including accents...