For many years now – we have been hounded by reports that no job is safe and that even, yes even, the creative arts do not provide a refuge from the inevitable rise of mass automation. Motley’s Niamh Browne investigates to see if Motley can source its writers from elsewhere. My first port of call was aiwriter.com. An online platform which generates content based … Continue reading I Tried to get a Robot to Write for Motley. It was Terrible.
Colm Maye tells us why the digitisation of the Vatican’s library could mean a fundamental change in the practices of 1.2 billion Catholics around the world. A musty labyrinth lies under the Vatican. The Vatican Apostolic Library, established in 1451, comprises 85 kilometres of shelves laden with treasures; the Papal Bull that excommunicated Martin Luther, the court proceedings against Galileo Galilei and one of … Continue reading Even the Pope Uses AI. Really.
by Emer Walsh Amidst his busy schedule enlightening viewers of the Earth Locker Podcast, preparing for the third season of the spectacular Umbrella Academy, befriending a ferret, and enriching his inner-consciousness through a journey of meditation, the wonderful Robert Sheehan and Motley’s Emer Walsh discuss morality, their ideal dinner-party guests, and how truly class Cork is. It was as recent as September that … Continue reading A Portrait of an Actor as a Young Man – Robert Sheehan
Jamie moved to Blarney from the city when he was eleven years old. He moved in next door to his cousin, who he called his best friend. He also lived close to his grandparents’ house but at the time he lived with his mother and his mother’s partner. His mother’s partner did not get on well with Jamie, often being violent towards him, which resulted … Continue reading Jamie’s Story
We all love a good story about the underprivileged kid that made it big. The child that grew up poor, worked hard through school, defied all obstacles, got that college scholarship, worked some more, and got their dream job in the big city.
That in a nutshell is called the American dream… Continue reading The Idealisation of the American Dream
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Molly Kavanagh, questions whether or not the narrative of the “typical college experience” is healthy in relation to our expectations for housing. When I was in my first year of college, I lived in a student accommodation complex managed by UCC. Less than a week after I moved in, a male maintenance worker let himself into my bedroom, completely unannounced, at nine o’clock … Continue reading We Need To Reimagine the College Experience