Author Archives: chrisjhorn
I wrote this piece because I feel that we are too often we taught narrow paths, by teachers who themselves have a limited perspective. There is beauty in most things, if we can calm ourselves to look; and there are parallels … Continue reading
A recent visit to Singapore inspired me to put pen to paper on a comparison with Ireland as a start-up ecosystem. This was published on 8th February 2016: You’re a start-up executive and have opened your company in the heart … Continue reading
The current Irish Government has reached the end of its natural life and an election has been announced for the end of February. I wrote this piece for January 17th when asked to review the performance of the Government on … Continue reading
Asked to summarise the year by my editor, I wrote this piece for the Irish Times for the 21st December: How significant a year has 2015 been for the computer industry?
Google made an interesting announcement this week. It brought to mind Larry Ellison’s vision, but then at the time mis-executed, of a “network computer” (yes, I know, I have a few grey hairs). This piece was published in November…. … Continue reading
This piece ran in the Irish Times on November 2nd last. “The best small country in the world to do business”. Our Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, first asserted his global ambition for Ireland during his general election campaign in early 2011. … Continue reading