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Chris Middleton is one of the UK’s leading business & IT journalists and magazine editors. He is founder of Strategist magazine, consulting editor and former editor of Computing. He is also the former editor of: Computer Business Review (CBR). He is the author of several books on the creative use of digital media, and has commissioned, edited, and/or contributed to at least 50 more.
Unusually, Chris is one of the few private individuals in the UK to own a real humanoid robot, which he hires out to schools, colleges, and corporate clients. Robotics and AI are now core areas of Chris’ journalism.
Hack & Craft Insights present a rundown of eight technology hotspots, strategic topics, and things to watch out for this year.
With the new series due for release next month, Chris Middleton explains why Black Mirror and the real world are already indistinguishable from each other.
Chris Middleton asks whether technologies such as Face++ point towards a future of ultimate security and conformity, or entirely new types of crime.
The robot farmer is here, but the biggest agtech innovations will come from the IoT, big data, and analytics.
The app generation employee sees the workplace and the smartphone as being one and the same thing. What challenge does this create for IT leaders? Chris Middleton reports.
The UK’s new Data Protection Bill is simply GDPR with a Brexit mask. But what challenges does it pose to technology innovators? Chris Middleton reports.
Repairing jet engines means keeping planes on the ground; but it also means despatching engineers to the far side of the world at short notice. Rolls Royce believes that robots are the answer.
Robotics and AI are poised to be a trillion-dollar industry worldwide. What are some of the more unusual and innovative applications? Chris Middleton presents a ‘Top of the Bots’ chart rundown.
The UK is a creative nation. But unless the government acts, it is set to fall out of the world innovation top 10. Chris Middleton explains why, and what needs to be done.
Science and technology are the principal drivers of human progress. The adoption of the tech by society is hindered by many problems cost, organisational culture, understanding and expertise. Hack and Craft aims to make the implementation of disruptive technology easier for companies and non profits. We believe that the failure of technology to properly enable business’s is due to misunderstanding of the nature of the software creation process and a mismatch between that process and the organisational structures that often surround it.