April 15, 2024


Cream of Techno

A Silicon Republic podcast with The HeadStuff Podcast Network

A Silicon Republic podcast with The HeadStuff Podcast Network

Get completely ready for an all-new podcast from Silicon Republic casting a important eye on technology and speaking to gurus throughout Ireland.

Silicon Republic has teamed up with The HeadStuff Podcast Network to deliver you a podcast inspecting the very good, the poor and the in-among sections of know-how.

For Tech’s Sake launches in October, blasting off with a target on area-tech. This initial episode explores the tech it will take to see the stars, and asks why it issues. The podcast also can take a appear into deep place with two Irish experts who labored on the James Webb House Telescope, Prof Tom Ray and Dr Patrick Kavanagh.


Throughout the sequence, For Tech’s Sake hosts Elaine Burke and Jenny Darmody will concern tech’s utilizes and abuses, seeking below the hood of both of those every day and rising technologies with a vital eye.

“Some technologists would like you to feel that tech is going to help you save us all. Some others want to warn you to believe that it’s heading to wreck our lives,” said Burke, editor of Silicon Republic. “The truth is a spectrum among these extremes, and we hope to give individuals a prism via which they can see that and make up their have minds.”

All over the sequence, For Tech’s Sake will acquire on some of tech’s most popular topics, from electronic transformation and sentient AI, to well being-tech and even tech-facilitated abuse.

“We take a facet-eye look at of tech, not evangelising or demonising it, but unquestionably throwing a bit of shade when it’s deserved,” said Darmody, deputy editor at Silicon Republic.

If you’ve at any time wondered if tech is getting utilized to spy on you, what helps make a Fitbit tick, or why billionaires are so keen to be shot into house, this is the podcast for you.

Readily available just about everywhere you get your podcasts, subscribe now so you really don’t pass up the first episode of For Tech’s Sake when it drops in October.

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