A network effect is when a product or service becomes more valuable as more people use it. The original example is the telecommunications network, which becomes more valuable to its users as more people are connected to it.

The idea is intuitive. It’s no use being the only person able…

Last week I posted ‘The WHO?’ which included some thoughts on the Irish Governments deference to the World Health Organisation (WHO) advice on mask wearing as a defence against covid-19. In the post, I am quite critical of this deference and I express my dismay with the WHO.

Since then…

The Irish Government and their public health advisories are following the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance stating face masks are only needed for those who have covid-19 symptoms or are caring for someone with symptoms.

I think we are getting this badly wrong.

In this piece from Paul Cullen, Health…

Conor Byrne

Some words on what I’m thinking about. Interested in technology, literature, music, football, reclaiming our cities for the pedestrian. Writing to learn.

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