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Briefing: Glastonbury for geeks: Web Summit’s pop-star appeal

23rd December, 2014

If you had spent the week consuming the reams of coverage on the Dublin Web Summit, you would be forgiven for questioning what exactly the event is all about.

Over three days, the faces that appeared on the front of most newspapers were those of Eva Longoria, Rio Ferdinand and Bono – not exactly the type of public figures one would normally associate with a technology event.

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