Real Engineering (Brian James McMahon) explains, in impressive detail, how the Dutch stay dry.
Images of the rings of Saturn pix 1,2: (outer (B) ring, pix 1,2; inner (A) ring, pic 3 and a detail of a density wave, pic 4) taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, now in the midst of its ‘ring grazing’ phase as it moves in to study the outer and inner disks of orbiting ice and rock.
These images are twice the resolution of anything previously achievable and allow objects as small as 550m (about the height of the CN Tower in Toronto) to be discerned.
Full resolution photos here.
Previously: The Seas Of Titan
The first installment of Fáilte Ireland’s venture into the world of V.R. and 3D footage of the Wild Atlantic Way.
A virtually gnarly 360′ of Ollie ‘The Fla‘ O’Flaherty riding the surf beneath the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare.
Next week: sheep scaring on the Burren.
Thanks Oval Head
Ain’t no party, like a fintech party.
Dynamic, creative and ambitious
nerds starter-uppers take note.
Mark O’Toole writes:
Irish currency exchange startup CurrencyFair (of Sebastian Chabal fame) have just released this video offering advice to Irish start-ups and why tech companies should be positive about the Dublin scene.
It’s not all just about favourable tax breaks and early exit strategies you know. FIGHT!
On a lonely bench in Herbert Park [Ballsbridge, Dublin 4]
Brand Ireland writes:
This is the ‘supersonic’ Irish artisan food 20 quid buys you at the Web Summit, disappointing.
From a sitting room in “Ranners”
To the technically unfriendly RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Paddy Cosgrave writes:
Today we are excited to announce the next chapter in the Web Summit story. In 2016 Web Summit will move to Lisbon.
Lisbon is a great city with a thriving startup community. What’s more, it has great transport and hotel infrastructure and a state-of-the-art venue with capacity for more than 80,000 attendees.
Tell my wifi I love her.
A response from Dublin Chamber of Commerce this afternoon:
The decision by Web Summit to leave Dublin should serve as a wake-up call to the Government about the importance of increasing investment in infrastructure. It’s also a reminder of how Dublin is competing with other international cities for business
Oh, it’s on!
The Next Chapter (Web Summit Blog)
Previously: Who Took The Web From The Web Summit?