The opportunity to write about borders in the concept of information system in the midst of Brexit and Trump’s wall is a great experience. This blog has taught me that borders do not have to be physical to exist, but can do so in a social, technological sense. Exploring the topic borders with information […]Read More Reflection
Borders are “part or edge of a surface or area that forms its outer boundary” (www.dictionary.com, 2019). From following our blog, you will see the different takes on borders we have discussed. Stemming from technological borders to organisational borders, we have gone beyond the border. However, how could we write a blog about borders, and […]Read More Borders – The literal sense
Social Media is one of the most impactful mediums in the world right now. It has the power to connect people, aiding the spread of ideas and opinions. However, many see this as an opportunity to influence people’s views and therefore real-life outcomes such as elections. Most notably the Russians who allegedly helped Trump win […]Read More Freedom of Speech on The Internet
Having worked a few part time jobs during my time in college I understand the importance of monitoring employees. Without responsibility and accountability in these types of jobs, the only result would be me not getting my work done. My experiences however differ from those of someone working a 9-5 office job. These are people […]Read More Employee Surveillance – Managers vs Subordinates
Removing internal EU borders, does it work for an island like Ireland? The European Union is a single market and pretty much borderless. The Schengen Agreement opened the continent to allow free movement of people and goods across countries without customs or check points (Migration and Home Affairs – European Commission, 2019). For EU […]Read More Should Ireland wave goodbye to the UK travel agreement and join Schengen?
From the view of two Catholic school alumni studying Computer Science By Aoife Kettle featuring Sinead McAleer (in navy italics!) I went to Catholic school, the school mass, pray before every class and receive a bible on graduation kind of catholic school. My very first science class of first year, we were all told to […]Read More The Border Between Science and Religion
“Build the wall”. Only one thing comes to mind with these words, and that is the hateful speeches of then presidential candidate Donald Trump. These words then being chanted right back at him by thousands in hate filled rallies. The wall obviously referring to the proposed barrier to stop Mexicans from illegally entering the US. […]Read More US-Mexico Border – More Than Just a Wall