Janice Valentine the founder of Great Life Distillery, Startup Salon, and the Hack Access Dublin hackathon, talks to me about Hack Access Dublin, how it came about, Hack Access Dublin 2017, how Google Startup Weekend helped her and how David Scanlon and Gene Murphy encouraged her. Janice also talks about what she hopes Hack Access Dublin can achieve, the potential of smart cities, what innovation actually is, opportunity and threats, the Great Life Distillery and her upcoming meeting with the minister state for disabilities.