UCC’s Economics going into the Second Semester of a Digital Year

Motley’s Deputy of Current Affairs Stephen Moynihan discusses the funding situation for UCC over the coming months.    The financial situation of Ireland’s universities is certainly of concern to all parties with links to UCC, most of all to students and to the 200 staff who have been let go. COVID-19 has only exacerbated the existing funding crisis in higher education. Universities are suffering from … Continue reading UCC’s Economics going into the Second Semester of a Digital Year

Will AI be the next Religion?

  Célio Fioretti looks at the implications of AI on our faith systems and the implications of such.  With respectively 2.2 billion and 1.8 billion followers, Christianity and Islam are the two biggest religions in the world. Yet, the number of non-believers continues to grow in the West and are now the third biggest group of population (1.1 billion) before Hinduism and Judaism. According to … Continue reading Will AI be the next Religion?

The Sky is Not the Limit: Why we need to continue researching space amidst global catastrophe

    The 21st century, with all its progress in science and technology has enabled us to reach Mars, develop Artificial Intelligence and so much more….Yet, a single virus brings us to a complete standstill in a few weeks? Shivika Marwaha discusses if there should be changes in priorities for science and research in future.    “What good is it to conduct microgravity experiments when … Continue reading The Sky is Not the Limit: Why we need to continue researching space amidst global catastrophe