Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

Overcoming Challenges in Robotics to Realize “Industry 4.0”

How Can Cloud Platforms Be Elevated Further?

Why Do We Need Lab Automation?

Are Robots on the Rise in UK Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)?

Interoperability, and Why Robot-Robot Partnerships Matter

Managing Big Data in an Autonomous Warehouse

Meet the Robot Histotechnician Speeding Up Tissue Processing

Functional Safety Standards for Robotic Systems

Cloud-Based Platforms in the Food Industry

Earth Day: Five Ways AI is Helping to Protect our Planet