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AI judge found to be very accurate at predicting court case outcomes

Oct 24, 2016 11:27 am

Should judges begin to feel fearful for their job security? According to a team of researchers, a new AI tool has been found to be highly accurate at predicting the outcome of European court cases.

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Zombie machines and the data apocalypse: deliver us from evil

Oct 24, 2016 11:00 am

If the internet meltdown caused by a botnet called Mirai proves anything, it is that the tech industry is still on the back foot with hackers, and it has a moral duty to step up to the plate, writes John Kennedy.

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Dublin City Marathon is getting faster, older and more male

Oct 24, 2016 10:28 am

A look into the data behind the Dublin City Marathon makes for interesting reading, with today’s runner older, faster and more male than ever before.

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‘What a beautiful vehicle’: ISS gets first commercial food delivery in 2 years

Oct 24, 2016 10:02 am

After more than two years, the astronauts aboard the ISS received their first commercial shipment from Earth that included over 2,000kg of food and scientific equipment.

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5 apps to help you become a citizen scientist with nearly minimal effort

Oct 24, 2016 10:00 am

So you want to become a citizen scientist but with the minimal amount of effort expended? Well, then these five citizen science apps should be a good place to start.

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MHC Tech Law: Getting personal with dynamic IP addresses

Oct 24, 2016 09:18 am

Difficulty remains in determining whether or not IP addresses can constitute personal data. The Mason Hayes & Curran Technology team analysed a recent ruling to get some answers.

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Voyager 2 still at it: Uranus moons could be latest discovery

Oct 24, 2016 08:51 am

Scientists think they’ve found two new moons orbiting Uranus, using data acquired from Voyager 2’s flyby in 1986.

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Lies, Boolean logic and crime scenes: Chapter One

Oct 24, 2016 08:27 am

Logic is an integral aspect of mathematical thinking. But can you use logic to help solve this very real fictional crime?

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Remembering Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, father of microbiology

Oct 24, 2016 08:02 am

Google has gone all scientific with today’s (24 October) doodle, celebrating the 384th birthday of microbiology pioneer Antoni van Leeuwenhoek.

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Cloud and data science are the top skills of 2016, says LinkedIn

Oct 24, 2016 08:02 am

Not surprisingly nine out of 10 of the top skills demanded by Irish employers in 2016 are technology-based, with cloud and distributed computing followed by statistical analysis and data mining into the top positions.

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