John Paul Coakley

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How Musicians Are Using Field Recordings to Capture the Politics of Place

During World War II, Steve Reich traveled by train between his parents’ homes in L.A. and New York. Years later, it occurred to the composer that if he had spent his childhood in Europe, he may have been riding a train to a concentration camp instead. This revelation would inspire the …

Fake News

Why hasn’t the television licence fee gone up with inflation?

Irish public service media is in ‘deep trouble’, and yet a rate increase is never considered<p>Tue, Apr 3, 2018, 04:15<p>Not for the first time, the Dáil …

Grand National

Nine Easy Hacks To Help You Stay Focused During A Hectic Workday

“Flow hacking” is all about breaking out of your brain’s “autopilot” mode with small doses of novelty.<p>Ever wonder why some days plowing through your do-to lists is so painful, while on other days it’s surprisingly easy to get in the zone and stay there all day?<p>The difference comes from tapping into …

Productivity
Transparency

CTO Series: In conversation with RTÉ’s Richard Waghorn

Richard Waghorn has a somewhat atypical background for a CTO. He holds an MBA in Business Management as well as a BA in Public Media and Geography. …

Southend
Imaging

Share Your Story St. Louis

Why do you choose to live a healthy lifestyle? What moments do you live for? We want to hear your why. Perhaps you or someone you care about suffered …

Health Information

50 Modern Fonts to Give Your Designs a Contemporary Feeling – Learn

<i>Try one of these modern fonts to position your work at the forefront of design.</i><p>‘Form follows function’ in modernist design and the principle …

Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn …

Weight Loss

BBC News Studio E Set Design Gallery

Location:London, United KingdomAffiliation:BBC<p>Part of Broadcasting House, Studio E is home to “BBC News at One,” “BBC News at Six,” “BBC News at Ten” …

history of television studios in London

The BBC's TV studios in London<p>(apart from TV Centre)<p>Alexandra Palace (BBC) <i>includes a brief mention of the OU studios in Milton Keynes</i><p>Riverside …

How to Win Every Negotiation (by Not Trying to Win)

As I originally published in Inc.: Despite what we often see in the movies, business negotiations should never be high-drama, zero-sum games. It's …

Employment

Mark Ritson: Facebook news feed changes were needed to fix it before it breaks

en_GB<p>article<p>Publishers, brands and agencies fear the Facebook news feed changes will harm them, but they are right for users and the company's …

What does 2018 hold for Public Service Media?

<b>As we say goodbye to 2017 and ease our way into 2018, now is a good time to reflect on the current state of public service media and what the next</b> …

Irish Radioplayer Makes its Debut on Amazon’s Alexa

The popular Irish Radioplayer service, developed in partnership by RTÉ and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) has launched Alexa skill, a …

Irish radio stations launch Alexa services as Amazon starts shipping Echo

Medium embraces era of the voice-controlled smart home<p>14 minutes ago<p>All Irish radio stations are now accessible through Amazon’s voice-activated …

Hey Alexa, Amazon’s Echo has arrived in Ireland with some fairly sound apps

Home automation revolution finds its voice as Echo makes its way to Irish shores.<p>Amazon’s voice AI-enabled Alexa is now available in Ireland and its …

Irish Radioplayer gets vocal with the launch of Alexa Skill | IBI

The popular Irish Radioplayer service, developed in partnership by RTÉ and the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, today announced the launch of its</b> …

Press Release

<i>All-new Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus now shipping to Ireland from Amazon.co.uk</i><p><i>Alexa is the brain that powers Echo—she answers questions,</i> …

Amazon Echo and Alexa have just been launched in Ireland

They're finally here!<p>Amazon's Echo voice activated speaker range and Alexa smart assistant are now available to buy in Ireland.<p>First launched in the …

Amazon Alexa arrives here and these seven Irish stations are first to launch

SEVEN Irish Wireless Group radio stations have been launched on Amazon’s Alexa.<p>Radio fans will now be able to listen to Dublin’s Q102 and FM104, …

Ireland

Smart home arrives in Ireland as Amazon launches Alexa and Echo

The arrival of the smart home in Ireland just took another big step.<p>Amazon has launched its smart voice system, Alexa, in Ireland. The company is now …

Amazon Echo and Alexa launch in Ireland

Amazon has announced that its Echo voice activated smart speaker range and its Alexa smart assistant are now available to customers here in …

RTÉ Announces New Voice Controlled Skills on Amazon Echo

Further increasing the reach of RTÉ’s news, weather and radio services, RTÉ today announce the launch of RTÉ skills on Amazon Alexa, the cloud-based …

House of Saud: a Family at War, episode 3 review: a balanced look at the actions of the Saudi Crown Prince

The richly detailed, fascinating and at times very scary <b>House of Saud: A Family at War</b> (BBC Two), about Saudi Arabia’s vastly powerful royal family, concluded on an only marginally less doom-laden note.<p>In the two preceding episodes – which explored the progress of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s …

Ireland's Top 10 hidden gems: Ten places you think should be better known

Reader Travel Awards 2018<p>It’s time to tell the world about your favourite, little-known off-the-beaten-track Irish attraction for 2018. Here's the …

Africa