Chris Middleton specialises in robotics, AI, automation, the IoT, Industry 4.0, autonomous transport & drones, blockchain, finance, space technologies, and technology strategy & ethics. He is former editor of InternetOfBusiness.com, Computing, Computer Business Review, Professional Outsourcing (which he co-founded, now known as Intelligent Sourcing), Hack & Craft News, and UCInsight, among others, and is a contributing editor to diginomica, Computing, TransformIndustry, and TransformFinance.
Will CBDCs solve crypto’s problems? Or make traditional finance even worse? This article is sponsored by:
Grappling with the big digital questions in the world of money – that thing that fewer and fewer people have much of. We assess the role of cryptocurrencies in a world of CBDCs.
IBM - poor AI skills undermining UK leadership ambitions This article is sponsored by:
A new IBM survey suggests that whilst the UK has laid out its vision for being an AI powerhouse, a lack of skills is holding it back.
DeFi meltdown as Luna, UST, and other tokens plunge This article is sponsored by:
Chris Middleton looks at a torrid week for alternative finance.
Robot ethics need to get specific, says Durham University This article is sponsored by:
Does the latest academic treatise on ethical robotics and AI really tell us anything new?
SS&C sees new colors in Blue Prism This article is sponsored by:
The inside story on an overlooked US acquisition of a UK technology success.
RPA - productive bots or your money back! says Laiye This article is sponsored by:
If RPA doesn’t achieve what you want, this company says it will give you your money back. Should the IT industry be quaking in its boots?
AI ethics - how do we put theory into practice when international approaches vary? This article is sponsored by:
Many of the issues around AI and ethics are understood, but what practical steps should we take to protect citizens?
UK AI strategy - a half-term report This article is sponsored by:
A key policy voice sets out what she believes should happen next in rolling out the government’s AI Strategy.
Row, row robo-boats, gently down the data stream - a new age of autonomous shipping sets sail This article is sponsored by:
The UK is helping a robot launch a future vision of autonomous sea transport. What are the advantages and risks of this new technology?
UK quantum leadership - beware the Ides of March! This article is sponsored by:
The UK's done remarkably well in quantum computing to date, but what's needed now to make that sustainable?
UK Government's Online Safety Bill - regulator Ofcom responds This article is sponsored by:
The second of two reports on the UK’s Online Safety Bill. What does the communications regulator make of it?
The UK Online Safety Bill - Google, Facebook, TikTok, lawyers respond This article is sponsored by:
Big tech platforms give their take on the incoming Online Safety Bill. Is it fair comment, or just a game of corporate lobbying bingo?
US finally moves on crypto - but it’s a hug, not a punch This article is sponsored by:
America has made a belated move to forge a policy response to cryptocurrencies and digital assets.