Saturday July 11, 2020

The sacred cow which was never all that anyway

The Web Summit's move to Lisbon isn’t the disaster for Irish tech people seem to think it is

27th September, 2015

By now, if you’re sentient, you’ve definitely heard the news: in 2016, Web Summit is moving to Lisbon, after five years in Dublin. The leaders of government are “disappointed”, but “confident” that something else will come along soon, and say that “Ireland is moving on”. I’m curious to know what Enda Kenny and Joan Burton were asked to elicit those answers, but my best guess is: “Imagine you were part of a celebrity couple and...

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