DONAL SCANNELL hosts the Born Optimistic podcast, taking a series of inspirational artists and giving them a leisurely grilling on how background events and their personality traits have shaped their outlook on life. In the couple of months since it kicked off, the podcast has attracted a jaw-dropping roster of guests, Irish and international names in a variety of fields, all with fascinating stories to tell...
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GAME Designer Owen Harris’ latest project is a meditative and psychoactive virtual reality game called DEEP that is controlled by breathing. Players don the Oculus Rift and the custom DEEP controller to explore a beautiful and mysterious undersea world. Some users have found the games relaxing embrace, which teaches you yogic breathing techniques, to relieve stress, anxiety and mild depression. Steve Cummins caught up with...
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FIRST Fortnight is delighted to unveil its second podcast of 2015 featuring filmmaker Frank Berry. Frank’s latest film, I Used To Live Here, has just been released in Irish cinemas and last year picked up the Best First Feature Award at the Galway Film Fleadh.