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Today we headed south to the Cliffs of Moher.  I was honestly more excited for the Burren, which said something silly like it was Europe’s most interesting scenery. I mean, Europe’s fine and all, but I totally agree. I could hike this place for days—and maybe I will, someday.  Understandably,…

The Circle Economy Presents ‘The Circular Awards’ Apply by September 30

Upon reading this headline, you might be asking yourself, “What is the circular economy?”.  The circular economy is a resource efficient alternative to the traditional wasteful linear economy. It decouples growth from scarce resource use allowing economic development within natural resource limits and allowing companies to innovate to enable customers and users to do ‘more […]

Galway

Today we wandered around Galway some more. It was an easy task. This will be a post mostly in pictures, since I’d like to rest up before our drive up Connemara tomorrow. Anticipate more pictures.  In a weird way, Salthill sort of reminds me of the colourful Victorian houses around…

West coast…best coast?

Today we decided to travel to Galway. Well, technically, yesterday evening we decided to travel to Galway. We’ll stay here for a few nights and use it as a jumping off point for a few destinations in the area before heading south.  I was admittedly anxious about picking up our…

The Irish in WWII

Before I start today’s post, I wanted to interrupt myself with a brief historical item for discussion. (John, if you’re reading this—which I hope you are, accompanied by a nice glass of red—I wonder whether the wheels of your mind are already turning…) Yesterday we wandered Dublin, which is really…

Made it!!!

It still feels a little surreal—to be in Ireland, finally on the other side of a trip that I’ve been planning for years.  And for a short while there, I was afraid we wouldn’t make it. Here’s a list of the #firstworldproblems that we had to overcome: Disabled train (Red…

How Social Bias Creeps Into Web Technology

Biases can creep into complex computer code despite even the best efforts to keep it out. Computer scientists are just starting to study the problem and devise ways to guard against it.

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