Deciphex, the virtual diagnostics company led by academic turned entrepreneur Donal O'Shea, is applying Artificial Intelligence algorithms to pathology, a discipline that hasn't changed much in its physicality over the last century. In this podcast, he talks to Rosanna Cooney about speeding up the diagnostic process and presenting pathologists with an alternate career path.
When Politico published a draft opinion from the US supreme on Monday night all hell broke loose.
The story told much about modern America, a leak from the Supreme Court was unheard of and immediately a search began to identify the leaker and establish on which side of the debate - argument, bar room brawl - they might be on
The Supreme Court condemned the leak but also confirmed the story while stressing that the draft was not the final judgment.
Last November Julie F Kay wrote an essay for the New York Times with Katherine Kolbert which stated that Roe is as good as gone. Their book - Controlling Women - What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom - also looked at how America must mobilise.
In this podcast, Kay speaks about the decision and also her time in Ireland where she was lead counsel on a case taken by three women to the European Court of Human Rights.
The construction industry is going through a radical shift and Evercam is at its new frontier, using cameras and artificial intelligence to defeat some of the biggest difficulties in the sector - delays, disputes and reworks. In this podcast, Marco Herbst, chief executive and co-founder of Evercam, tells Rosanna Cooney about building out this new technology and its material impact on the future of every building site.
On February 20th, 1933, two dozen of Germany's wealthiest industrialists attended a meeting with Adolf Hitler. What transpired protected their wealth through the Nazi era and beyond. In this podcast, David de Jong, author of Nazi Billionaires, talks to Dion Fanning about how these men protected their wealth and the stories of those who were complicit and those who suffered.
A peer to pay payments company based on an escrow style concept, Trustap is signing up marketplaces across the world and is about to expand its offering to include delivery of items. In this podcast, founder and CEO Conor Lyden tells Rosanna Cooney about the advantage of starting the business right out of college, raising funds in the current climate and living as a penniless founder.
Manchester United have another new manager. Dion Fanning and Paul Flynn discuss what is needed to alter a culture in management while Sean Keyes looks at the Manchester United figures and sees some worrying developments for the club in the numbers.
Whether the EU can keep a united front in response to Russian aggression will also depend in large part on the outcome of this weekend’s runoff in the French presidential election. A President Le Pen would water down sanctions and try to rebuild relations with Putin.
To help us navigate the turbulent waters of European politics and policy at a time of war, Mujtaba Rahman talks to Ed Brophy. Mij is the Managing Director for Europe at the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group, and one of Europe’s leading political analysts. He leads and oversees Eurasia’s analysis and advisory work on Europe, helping clients to navigate the macro-politics of Brussels and its interaction with the member states across a wide range of policy areas.
Sinead O'Sullivan grew up in Armagh so it was a culture shock when she found herself in Harvard Business School, a training ground for American elites and "the home of unfettered capitalism". O'Sullivan learned the ways of American old money and, in a series for The Currency, wrote about investing in alternative assets like wine, art, watches, cars and farmland. In this podcast with Sean Keyes, she explains how the rich play a different game to ordinary investors.
“The freedom struggle begins again today against a foreign conspiracy of regime change,” Imran Khan tweeted as he departed office. He claimed that he was a victim of a US plot but as Professor Ayesha Jalal says in this podcast, he offered no proof. In this podcast with Dion Fanning, she explains why the US moved away from Pakistan and why the Biden administration were said to believe Khan was supporting Trump. Jalal also discusses what Imran Khan's departure means for relations with Russia, China as well as negotiations with the IMF, which had stalled.
“If you own a US bank and someone with an account in that bank is sanctioned, the bank cannot close that bank account without permission of the government. Otherwise it’s a violation of the sanctions.”
Kevin Draper of the New York Times talks to Dion Fanning about how the sanctions imposed on the Kinahan gang will work and what boxing in the US and beyond will do now that the authorities have put a $5 million dollar bounty on Daniel Kinahan.
Alain Bertaud is an apostate. He trained as an architect and as a young man, worked with the renowned Le Corbusier. But over the course of a long career – in which he served as principal urban planner of the World Bank – Alain came to reject the architects' world view. Now, despite having no formal training, he could be fairly considered one of the world's foremost urban economists. In this podcast with Sean Keyes, he shares his views on what cities need from their governments, and the ways city governments get things wrong.