Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

If it works in a war zone, it can work in a factory

If it works in a war zone, it can work in a factory

Vrai developed virtual reality tools to train UN troops in the world’s most dangerous places, and now it’s expanding its operation to more regular workplaces

Gadget watch: Sound price for top quality headphones

Gadget watch: Sound price for top quality headphones

It’s the price that makes the difference here. These wireless headphones come in at a generous ...

Eleven Sports and the rocky road for streaming

Eleven Sports and the rocky road for streaming

The online-only subscription service that promised to be the Netflix of sport is already losing content and on the verge of terminating operations just four months after launching

Voyager 2 takes its big step

Voyager 2 takes its big step

The space probe's current mission is to fly by the Kuiper Belt

Time is not on Zuckerberg’s side

Time is not on Zuckerberg’s side

The embattled Facebook chief executive failed to turn up for a House of Commons grilling last week, but demographics are turning against his social network

Girls In Tech aims for the next level

Girls In Tech aims for the next level

Coral Movasseli’s mission is to get more women into the coding sphere

The making of a rugby all-rounder

The making of a rugby all-rounder

Every single act from Josh van der Flier looks planned two moves ahead, probably because it was planned four or five

Irish firm shoots for the stars with new Trekkie video game

Irish firm shoots for the stars with new Trekkie video game

Digit hopes to generate $1bn in revenue over the next five years

The 2018 Friday column sports awards

The 2018 Friday column sports awards

As ever, any omission of a team or athlete you like is a deliberate act on the part of this corner that exists solely to enrage you

Clarity needed over Chinese tech concerns

Clarity needed over Chinese tech concerns

Chinese tech manufacturers are ready to meet your needs

Broadening the user base

Broadening the user base

As Ireland catches up with the UX zeitgeist, Colman Walsh’s UX Design Institute is in pole position to address the skills gap, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: An affordable way to keep an eye on the kids

Gadget watch: An affordable way to keep an eye on the kids

Aimed at kids aged between four and 12, this smartwatch gives children something to play with whi...

Organic solutions to artificial limitations

Organic solutions to artificial limitations

From using tech for good to fixing the small stuff in life, Emmet Ryan meets those set to change the world of tech in the years to come – and finds that all of them are trying to blend the best of humanity with AI

Editor’s Letter: A Superhero For Storytellers

Editor’s Letter: A Superhero For Storytellers

Carlsen triumphed, but he has lost the fire of a champion

Carlsen triumphed, but he has lost the fire of a champion

Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was slated by a disappointed chess world for the ‘cowardly’ way he offered a draw in his world title decider against Fabiano Caruana