Computing

Articles on computing (that aren’t specifically about healthcare or government), including driverless cars/autonomous vehicles.

How companies can do the right thing with online reviews
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 6, 2019

Search beyond search engines
ComputerWeekly.com, Oct 30, 2019

Automatic for the people? Experts predict how AI will transform the workplace
Guardian B2B, Jul 18, 2019

Can you trust Huawei… or any other networks supplier for that matter?
The Register, Jul 10, 2019

Norway’s autonomous ships point to new horizons
ComputerWeekly.com, May 29, 2019

Reinventing higher education: ‘Can we use AI to give the lecturer superpowers?’
Guardian Labs (Transforming the student experience series paid for by Jisc), Apr 9, 2019

Can work allocation algorithms play fair?
ComputerWeekly.com, Feb 18, 2019

When is it best to stick with paper?
ComputerWeekly.com, Jan 2, 2019

Antisocial media and AI in play at Oxford Science and Ideas Festival
ComputerWeekly.com, Dec 3, 2018

Where in Britain works best for IT?
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 9, 2018

Software requirements for international aid go beyond cloud and apps
ComputerWeekly.com, Oct 19, 2018

Blueprint of modern construction can be found in a tech cluster… of 19th century England (Geek’s Guide to Flaxmill Maltings, Shrewsbury)
The Register, Sep 27, 2018

Blockchain delivers value with food sourcing system
ComputerWeekly.com, Sep 18, 2018

Ethical AI requires collaboration and framework development
ComputerWeekly.com, Jun 20, 2018

Reinventing the wheel
Economist Intelligence Unit Innovation Matters series, Jun 13, 2018

Chatbots demonstrate unexpected range of uses, from mental health to education
ComputerWeekly.com, May 5, 2018

How artificial intelligence can aid and replace higher order human creativity
ComputerWeekly.com, Mar 22, 2018

Life’s a beach – then you’re the comms nexus of the British Empire and Marconi-baiting hax0rs (Geek’s Guide to the Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno)
The Register, Feb 15, 2018

We already give up our privacy to use phones, why not with cars too?
The Register, Feb 14, 2018

Are you human? How to defeat the bots in e-commerce
ComputerWeekly.com, Feb 9, 2018

How gamification is used to motivate workers
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 3, 2017

Hotter than the Sun: JET – Earth’s biggest fusion reactor, in Culham (Geek’s Guide)
The Register, Sep 25, 2017

Automated decision making shows worrying signs of limitation
ComputerWeekly.com, Aug 9, 2017

Self-driving cars could be steered towards business use cases
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 18, 2016

Turing, Hauser, Sinclair – haunt computing’s Cambridge A-team stamping ground (Geek’s Guide walking tour of Cambridge’s computing history)
The Register, Sep 26, 2016

Fruitful pickings for browsers (alternatives to Google services – links here), p18
The Journalist, June-July 2016

US work visas for international tech talent? ‘If Donald Trump is elected all bets are off’
The Register, May 13, 2016

The rise of the robots in financial services
ComputerWeekly.com, Feb 16, 2016

Higher US Fed interest rates will hit startups over the head
The Register, Feb 15, 2016

How software drives safety in aerospace, healthcare, oil and gas
ComputerWeekly.com, Jan 20, 2016

Lovelace at 200: Celebrating the High Priestess to Babbage’s machines
The Register, Jan 8, 2016

Natural language generation progresses from robo-journalism to finance
ComputerWeekly.com, Nov 30, 2015

Marconi: The West of England’s very own Italian wireless pioneer
The Register, Feb 23, 2015 (also published in Geek’s Guide to Britain book, 2016, ed. Gavin Clarke)

Suffering satellites! Goonhilly’s ARTHUR REBORN for SPAAAACE
The Register, Nov 25, 2014 (also published in Geek’s Guide to Britain book, 2016, ed. Gavin Clarke)

The digitisation of help services (ChildLine, Samaritans and BB Group)
Guardian Voluntary Sector Network, Oct 30, 2013

How a small business can use Twitter
TechRadar Pro, Mar 28, 2013

Bringing your data to life (PDF of page – use of big data by charities and non-governmental organisations)
The Guardian/Guardian Voluntary Sector Network, Jun 27, 2012

Bletchley Park: where government started computing
Guardian Government Computing, May 15, 2012 – also see this blogpost

Broadband’s turn-on frustrations (inside the technology that connects users)
Guardian Technology, Jan 11, 2007 – also see this blogpost

Hot stocks to your inbox (pump and dump email spam – now available on Kindle)
Infosecurity Today, July/August 2006

A sidestep in the right direction (wikimapping on the Isle of Wight)
Guardian Technology, May 11, 2006

Spread the word, and join it up (Tim Berners-Lee’s semantic web)
Guardian Technology, Apr 6, 2006

The country switches on (rural broadband reaches businesses in the Wiltshire countryside)
Guardian Online, Dec 4, 2003

Track your every move (using the Data Protection Act on supermarkets, ISPs, banks and telcos)
Guardian Online, Aug 3, 2002

You can ring, but you can’t hide (mobile phone tracking of user locations)
Guardian Online, Nov 29, 2001

Let me be your fantasy (virtual actors, Final Fantasy, Guinness squirrels and Eyes Wide Shut)
Guardian Online, Apr 26, 2001

New York, London, Paris, Munich: Fear and loathing on the IPO trail
Business 2.0, Jul 1, 2000

Parc life: the people who changed the world (the history of Parc Xerox)
Computing, May 11, 2000

Oracle: as happy as Larry? (Larry Ellison)
Computing, Nov 18, 1999