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  • Young Asian Woman Using Mobile Phone
    Martin Cooper MBCS RITTech talks to leading telephony experts and explores what a fifth-generation mobile network will mean for consumers, businesses and for robots.
  • IT Professional Using PC And Phone
    Jude Umeh MBCS follows up his previous article about blockchain and Bitcoin and looks further at this enabling technology and considers a world beyond Bitcoin.
  • Smart Electronic Device On Table
    Peter Hopton explores the physics and the factors that are slowing internet access today and presents a vision of a high speed, low power and low latency future.
  • Young Man Playing Arcade Game
    Ian Hughes, Senior IoT Analyst at 451 Research and Chair BCS Animation and Games SG, stops playing Fortnite and asks what 5G might mean for the future of interactive entertainment.
  • Young girl using tech for music
    Alexis Kirke, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Music at the University of Plymouth, discusses the general lack of understanding about quantum computers, and an artistic way of introducing more people to it.
  • Doctor using Laptop
    Harold Thimbleby, See Change Digital Health Fellow at Swansea University, takes a look at computer error in the health sector, and considers the challenges faced in ensuring a change for the better.
  • Selection of Valves
    The Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM) can lay claim to being the world’s first computer. Martin Cooper MBCS caught up with Chris Burton to find out more about the original machine, how he helped to recreate it, and to learn what the future holds for the SSEM.
  • Woman Wearing VR Headset
    Justin Richards MBCS talks to Ben Trewhella, the CEO of Opposable Group and co-founder of Bristol Games Hub, about his latest project, the Bristol VR Lab, based in the heart of the South West of England.
  • Wind Turbines On Hillside
    Alex Bardell, Richard Lanyon-Hogg, Denise Oram and Bob Crooks from the BCS Green IT Specialist Group explain how technology can make our lives better, but only if we make IT that’s kinder to the planet.
  • Raspberry Pi
    Forget server rooms, iMacs and enterprise scale infrastructure. Sean O’Neil is saving lives in the Ivory Coast with a handful of £35 single-board computers and some tightly engineered open source code. He tells Martin Cooper MBCS the story.