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.

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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.

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Articles from Ben

Keeping up to Speed with Space Using Robotic Telescopes

AI-Enhanced Innovation

Industrial Automation: Challenges to Overcome

Are Nanorobots the Solution to Microplastic Removal?

Lending a Helping Hand with Festo's BionicCobot

Household Robotics: Enabling Innovation or Promoting Domestic Detachment?

Using Machine Learning and AI with Encrypted Data

The Next Generation of Ocean Explorers with Saildrone's Unscrewed Surface Vehicles

From Farm to Fork: Cutting Down on Food Waste with Machine Learning

No Dumb Components: Robots Made of Robots