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

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

How Rapid Prototyping Can Benefit Industrial Automation

A Guide to the Superalloys Used in Robotics

Benefits Quantum Computing Could Bring to Industrial Automation

Potential Applications of Quantum Computing in Robotics