Category Archives: Ireland

Invisible Infrastructures

I recently presented at the Interaction Designer’s Conference in Dublin, speaking on the topic of ‘Invisible Infrastructures’ The ‘Great Outdoors’ does not exist in isolation, it is commanded and interconnected by paths, pylons, canals and trade. Infrastructure has created a … Continue reading

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Design Jam Dublin

Twenty five designers, developers, techies and geeks assembled at ‘Furious Tribe’s’ offices in Dublin, on Saturday morning August 31st 2012 to examine how we might use this city in 2042. Unfortunately, there were no crystal balls available so we would … Continue reading

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Pharma, Pitching and Particles at EuroScience Open Forum

Talk 12 – 14.07.12 – Can Europe Save the Pharma Industry?   Luke O’Neill (Academic Director of the Trinity Biomedical Sciences institute) opened this debate proposing the question, if the Pharma industry is broken and if it’s best to just manage … Continue reading

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Policy, Futurists and Fracking at EuroScience Open Forum, Dublin

Talk 7 – 13. 07.12 – The Future of Innovation Policy  Whenever the word Innovation is mentioned, it seems Steve Jobs is always used as a reference, in this case Martin Shanahan, Chief Executive Forfás, Ireland quoted him for saying … Continue reading

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Equity, Economics and Entrepreneurship at Euro Science Open Forum, Dublin

 Talk 1 – 12.07.12 – Equity and Climate Science  Mary Robinson (President of Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice) I always enjoy listening to Mary Robinson, her wisdom is inspiring and compelling and on this occasion, it was no different. … Continue reading

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What can we learn from Science?

ESOF European Science Open Forum, Dublin, Ireland 11-15 July 2012 My interest in attending this conference was purely based on curiosity. As an architect, I would consider my self a sort of art-scientist, interested in the fundamental questions of the … Continue reading

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