Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Senior Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Funding Q&A at Innovate! and Celebrate, posing questions to notable tech minds from around the world. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially."

Conor is the Senior Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at conor@tech.co.

 

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TechCo Top Stories: Scams, Smart Bags, and Pride Month Celebrations

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The tech world is always changing. From advancements in artificial intelligence to Richard Branson’s hair color, the only constant in tech is that there is none. Fortunately, TechCo is here to keep you up-to-date on all of tech’s top stories in the click of…

How Tech Companies Are Celebrating Pride Month

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The tech community frequently boasts about its commitment to diversity, and this June’s LGBTQ Pride Month has provided the perfect opportunity for some of the biggest tech companies to prove as much. From branded demonstrations of inclusivity to generous donations, we round up the…

4 Reasons Why Facebook Has Lost Young People Forever

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Being the most popular social media platform in the world comes with a lot of baggage. But even after data breaches, Russian trolls, and Congressional hearings, Facebook remains the ruler of the social media kingdom. However, Facebook’s days could be numbered, as one demographic…

How the GDPR Has Affected the Tech Community So Far

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a directive from the European Union that aims to “protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world.” By updating regulations that are old enough to drink, the EU has set the…

Yes, Your Boss Is Allowed to Read Your Private Emails

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If you’re in the middle of writing a scathing email about your company to one of your work buddies, you might want to reconsider. Not only because there’s no place for negativity in the workplace, but also because there’s a good chance your boss…

What Technology Looked Like in the 90s

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The only constant in the world of technology is change. And when it comes to consumer electronics, the products in our pockets today couldn’t look much more different than their 90s counterparts. Similarly, some of the most innovative and groundbreaking devices from just a…

New Microsoft Surface Tablet: Not Affordable and Not an iPad-Killer

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Microsoft is reportedly working on a new Surface tablet that is not only affordable, but also could allegedly give Apple a run for its money. The problem? It’s actually $400 and it’s definitely not an iPad-killer. Missing the mark would be putting it nicely….

Facial Recognition and the Disappearing Right to Be Faceless

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The beauty of technology lies in your ability to opt out if you so choose. It’s as easy as not buying a smartphone, disconnecting your WiFi, or even deleting Facebook. Granted, these aren’t easy or popular choices, but opting out is still an option….

Battery Life Hacks: A Guide to a Longer Lasting Smartphone Battery

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The smartphone may be one of the most ground-breaking tech inventions in history, but it’s still weighed down by the archaic need for battery life. After all, if your smartphone battery dies, it doesn’t matter how fancy your screen, camera or apps are. With…

Read Before You Agree: How to Understand Online Terms of Service

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The security of the internet is finally getting its moment in the spotlight, with online giants being scrutinized as never before. And with data breaches, online hacks, and everyone’s favorite social media giant run amok, it’s about time. However, while internet users are finally…

What If the Avengers Were Tech Entrepreneurs?

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Marvel’s highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War debuted last night to rave reviews. Tragically, in the real world, superheroes don’t exist. That is, of course, unless you look to the tech industry. From Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos, tech entrepreneurs have championed innovations that are…

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never Compete With the Human Brain

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For all its faults, the human brain is pretty incredible. So incredible, in fact, that for more than 60 years, scientists, entrepreneurs, and sci-fi enthusiasts have done everything they can to replicate it in the form of artificial intelligence. While many people condemn such…

5 Gadgets Helping People With Disabilities in Their Daily Lives

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Technology is designed to make life easier. From banking apps to selfie sticks, innovative ideas from big tech companies and small startups alike have made daily life infinitely more simple for the average person. However, with all this advanced tech flying off the shelves…

7 Notable Tech & Startup Speakers at SXSW 2018

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While South by Southwest (SXSW) is easily one of the most recognizable events in the world, its definition is surprisingly hazy. Is it a music festival? A tech conference? Or simply a collaboration between the most interesting industries in the country for one of the…