Interviews

BCS has carried out many interviews with key figures from the IT industry.

  • Justin Richards, BCS Multimedia Editor recently spoke to Dr James Anderson FBCS CSci CITP about his plans for a new supercomputer, the practical applications of advanced mathematics within IT, his claim to have solved the problem of 'dividing by zero', his thoughts on the teaching of computer science and IT in schools and colleges, and his visions for the future of the profession.
  • Rod Jackson, CEO of IT services and recruitment company aap3 spoke to Henry Tucker MBCS about trends and issues in the industry and challenges for CEOs and CIOs.
  • Amanda Matheson, BCS Press Officer, spoke to nominees for the CIO of the year award to discuss their achievements to date as well as goals for the future and forthcoming challenges. They also offered advice for those aspiring to reach this level in their careers.
  • Michael Moorcock
    BCS Multimedia Editor, Justin Richards, recently persuaded multi award winning author Michael Moorcock to answer some questions on a range of topics including writing, music, science and technology.
  • Past BCS President, Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt from Southampton University spoke to Henry Tucker MBCS about his current AI work, Terminators and the ethics of AI.
  • BCS Editor-in-chief, Henry Tucker, spoke to Simon Humphreys, CAS, about the background to Computing At School (CAS), forthcoming changes to the ICT curriculum, the roles of master teachers, the network of excellence and how parents and teachers can become involved in shaping and structuring IT learning.
  • BCS Editor-in-chief, Henry Tucker spoke to Liz Benison, Managing Director at CSC, about the challenges faced by today's business and IT service leaders, the developments in technology that can enable business advantage, and the importance of encouraging women into technology roles.
  • Tony Neate, Chief Executive of GetSafeOnline talks about the initiative and what it does. He offers his thoughts on staying safe online, whether shopping, banking or using social networks.
  • Justin Richards, BCS Multimedia Editor spoke to Kevin Streater about his role on BCS Council, what they do and how BCS members can get involved on a practical level.
  • Professor Kevin Warwick, a leading expert in Cybernetics and author of 'I Cyborg', talks to Justin Richards, BCS Multimedia Editor about his pioneering work in cybernetic research, artificial intelligence and micro robotics in medicine.