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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How to Delete Facebook and Why It Won’t Matter

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In a world already skeptical of cyber attacks, data breaches, and stolen personal information, Facebook really dropped the ball. And now, it’s dropping customers, with users worldwide considering deleting their Facebook accounts for good. If you somehow hadn’t heard, the undeniably popular social media…

A World Without Wires: the Future of Wireless Charging

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Whether it’s smartphones, laptops, or WiFi-enabled egg trays, tech innovations make life easier, faster, and generally more enjoyable. Unfortunately, these wonders of technology come with a constraining caveat; a shackle that effectively prevents their use for more than a couple of hours: charging. Even…

Android Versus iOS: the Real Two-Party System

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Rivalries are usually a good thing, particularly in the business world. But, when only two rivals remain in a popular tech space, consumers are the ones that lose out. Unfortunately, that’s where we are now when it comes to iOS versus Android. These two…

Apple Education Event: an Affordable iPad That Supports Apple Pencil

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Earlier today, Apple held an educational event in Chicago to announce a wide range of new products, exciting innovations, and education initiatives, including a new, affordable iPad for education that supports the Apple Pencil. Held at Lane Tech College Prep High School, the largest…

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…

How to Make Sure Your Password Is Actually Protecting You

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Your personal information is a valuable commodity on the digital market, and passwords remain the first line of defense against malware, phishing scams, and data hacks. Unfortunately, years of misconceptions about password strength have left users unsure how best to create a secure login….

3D-Printed Tiny Homes Could Solve the US Housing Crisis

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With small floorplans and even smaller building costs, 3D-printed homes could put a roof over the heads of millions struggling to build an affordable new home. Building a home takes a lot of money, time, and planning. Between soaring construction costs, dwindling available land,…

5 Apps Doing a Terrible Job of Protecting Your Privacy

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Whether it’s surfing the web or changing your clothes, everyone deserves a little privacy. Unfortunately, one of the biggest downfalls of our widely-connected, technology-obsessed society is that keeping your personal information to yourself is pretty much impossible. Whether its 20-page privacy policies or pre-ticked…

5 Incredible Innovations on Display at SXSW 2018

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Attending South by Southwest (SXSW) is a recipe for overstimulation. The conference/festival/all-around-good-time is home to a truly insane amount of groundbreaking films and genre-defining music, often facilitating a bad case of FOMO as you walk around Austin. However, it’s easy to forget that SXSW…

5 Notable Companies Accepting Cryptocurrency

In the last year, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have gone from laughable pipe dream to the future of economics. While the innovative digital currency started off as niche project, it has since exploded into a global investment opportunity that has spiked in price more than…

Only One City in the US Pays Women in Tech More Than Men

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Women are on the rise. With movements like #MeToo and Time’s Up gaining ground every day and activists speaking out about the countless injustices women face on a daily basis, it seems like meaningful change could be right around the corner. However, despite being…

Study: the Dark Web is the Safest Place to Buy Illegal Drugs

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The internet is great. Not only has it allowed for an unprecedented level of connectivity around the world, it’s also ushered in a new age of innovation. On what seems like a daily basis, internet-enabled technologies are changing daily life for everyone from toddlers…

5 Innovations Taking the Smart Home to the Next Level

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Let’s be honest, the prospect of living in a fully-automated home is a dream on par with driving a flying car and colonizing Mars. However, with virtual assistants like Google Home and Amazon Echo, that dream is slowing but surely becoming an affordable reality….

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…

What It’s Like to Be a Kid in Our Technology-Obsessed Society

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Young people and technology have gone hand in hand since the dawn of time. When the first iPhone hit the market, teenagers and 20-somethings lined up around the block to try out the new device, while their parents sat at home gawking at the…

No, Door-Opening Robot Dogs Will Not Be the Downfall of Humanity

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Technology and humanity have always had somewhat of a strained relationship. While one was designed to make the other’s existence a little bit easier, science fiction media, ardent conspiracy theorists, and stressed out entrepreneurs have driven a wedge between the two, frequently insisting that…

When Will Silicon Valley Be Ready for Its Own Black Panther Moment?

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In the last few days, Marvel’s Black Panther has far outpaced the epic opening weekend we had been expecting for months. Theaters across the country were filled to the rafters with millions of viewers excited to see the newest installation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In…