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Latest blog posts

  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    Even as early as 2013, it was already clear the immense impact that Blockchain could have on: industries, individuals and society at large. Even as Bitcoin futures markets were launched in late 2017 (complete with cryptocurrency primer), and as the Bank of England considers introducing a UK cryptocurrrency, it is instructive to observe the speed at which things develop and evolve, almost on a daily basis.
  • Alex Archondakis, from the BCS Internet Specialist Group, explains why password length is more important than complexity.
  • BCS Internet Specialist Group member, Lisias Loback, examines the differences between web design and web development.

Latest videos

  • Cecilie Waagner-Falkenstrom
    Brian Runciman, BCS Head of Content talks to Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrom, winner of The Lumen Prize 2017, BCS Artificial Intelligence Award for Digital Art, about her creation - ‘Frank’, an ARTificial intelligence.
  • Steve Oram (4)
    BCS editor Justin Richards speaks to author Stephen Oram about his recent collection of short science fiction stories and how technology has influenced his writing.
  • Professor Andrew Blake
    Professor Andrew Blake is an engineer whose innovative work on image analysis has helped make it possible for computers to react to the world around them.

Latest articles

  • Gavin Russell, CEO, Wavex, posits the view that organisations need to be more proactive in the field of cyber-security if they are to protect themselves from the growing number of cyber threats.
  • David Bird FBCS considers threats via mobile devices and explains why he thinks the future may not be so bright.
  • In BCS’s member-sourced ‘ideas for good’ campaign, Dave Brooks channels Jeff Goldblum’s character from Jurassic Park. He says, with the Institute’s stated goal of making IT good for society in mind,‘we need to ask why.
  • Adrian Reed, Principal Consultant at Blackmetric, argues that the ‘bridging’ analogy of business analysis is long past its prime, and that BAs should continue to play up the holistic and strategic nature of their roles.