Dead Space: Brutal & Bloody Brilliance

I have always wondered what it is about horror games that keep making me come back to their glorious offerings. Is it the brutal guts and gore that is present in many of the games? Or is it the tense, creepy atmosphere that can render one frozen in an unforgiving grasp? That question was answered […]

Top 5 Apps For Fashion Lovers

    Deputy Fashion Editor Kaia Purcell brings you her top five app recommendations for those tech-savvy fashionistas out there.  In a world where we feel comfortable (and frankly, glad) to delegate even the most menial of tasks to technology, we are experiencing the many ways in which technology is bringing the world closer within […]

Video Assistant Referee: Offside with football fans due to its problematic decisions

  When VAR (Video Assistant Referee) was introduced into the Premier League in the 2019/20 season, it was something that had been long-awaited, but thus far, it has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Conor Daly talks us through this crucial development in the sporting world and some of the issues associated with this […]

No, Immigrants are not Stealing Jobs. Robots Are.

The industrial revolution began in 1760 and is widely regarded as the technological feat of modern history. The implementation of machines to make agriculture and factory work more efficient was a huge blow to an already exploited and underappreciated workforce (pre-unionization). As with any major technological change though; the idea is always more troubling than […]

More Human than Humanity: 2001 A Space Odyssey & Evolution

  Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey is widely considered as one of the greatest films ever made. The film has been largely praised for its technical prowess, its grand statements on humanity and its abstract, cerebral concepts. Needless to say, watching the film for the first time can be an alienating, even […]

I Tried to get a Robot to Write for Motley. It was Terrible. 

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 […]