Opinion: Has the increating prevalance of automation and social media led to a demise in human interaction?

 Has the increasing prevalence of automation and social media led to a demise in human interaction?    Eve Roches talks us through her fears about the impact of technology on the development of the world. Technology is an ever-increasing part of our daily lives. We wake up and check our phones for daily news and updates, and I even find myself looking up the weather … Continue reading Opinion: Has the increating prevalance of automation and social media led to a demise in human interaction?

Faked Out and Freaked Out

  Motley Staff Writer Kane Geary O’Keeffe tries to answer the question of why movie audiences are growing tired of the overuse of CGI. Since its release on July 18 of this year, Universal’s deeply unsettling trailer for its upcoming film adaptation of popular musical Cats has been bombarded with equal parts ridicule and horrified curiosity. Audiences all over the world found themselves unable to … Continue reading Faked Out and Freaked Out

Putting Dread on the Table

Staff writer Cormac Dineen reflects on the dire implications of one of humanity’s most innate principles: the care of the next generation. It’s unprecedented. The Earth now unwittingly plays host to some post-ape species who have learned how to utilise its resources such that they can hurtle themselves through the air in oddly shaped machines, travelling faster than the speed of sound. Other members of … Continue reading Putting Dread on the Table

SuperGraduates

Éamonn Grennan talks with psychology lecturer Dr. Conor Linehan about gearing up UCC’s new students for evolving working environments Like so many banking branches or donut shop outlets tussling for your attention on these city streets, third-level institutes show their courses in a way that makes them seem more competitive, useful, better. Whether you’re an undergrad, postgrad or non-student, you’ll likely be able to recall … Continue reading SuperGraduates

Big Data: Big Fear?

Where should we draw the line with data analytics, asks Aditi Udayabhaskar We know all too well the spiral of a YouTube spree – just one video, you think, until you find yourself watching advertisements on Brennan’s bread some two hours later thinking, how did I get here? Yep, we can all relate. Whilst this is a great way to procrastinate, it also is a subtle … Continue reading Big Data: Big Fear?

At A Glance

Emily Horgan If you were to consider my life as a Venn diagram, you could comment that the majority of my interests have slight, if any intersection. Fashion and computer science aren’t regularly seen to go hand in hand. However, knots of similarity wind through the two, like separate planks of wood cut from the same tree. These tie the two worlds together. Words like … Continue reading At A Glance