Speaker's Corner columns. Ran from 2006 to 2012, more or less, at The Inquirer (V3.co.uk, where indicated). The links have been updated from the Wayback Machine because the original articles seem to have vanished off the site (1/2017):
- Evan Harris, former LibDem MP, speaks out on science cuts (11/4/10).
- Stephen Bonner, head of information risk for Barclay's Bank (V3,7/27/10) - Staving off the four threats of internal staff, government regulations, human errors, and external attackers like hackers, organized crime...and journalists.
- Femtocells can answer mobile signal woes: Nigel Toon, Picochip (6/29/10) - And only last year Charles Arthur gave up femtocells for dead.
- The future of video: Stephen Streater, Forbidden Technologies (6/17/10) - For £36 million and the future of your company, which of the 20 guys who just walked in is Larry Ellison?
- Ban admin rights for all users: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure (5/3/10) - What's annoying the geek elite compared to ending all malware?
- Using technology to reduce the carbon footprint: Andy Hopper, Cambridge Computer Science Laboratory (4/7/10) - From Active Badges to Personal Energy Meters.
- Using tech to save the planet: Gavin Starks, AMEE (2/26/10) - If you had all the energy data in the world, what would you do?
The column went on hiatus in June 2009.
Why security and usability don't go hand in hand: Angela Sasse, part 2: Damn users (5/29/09)
User, you are the weakest link: Angela Sasse, UCL (5/22/09)
Meet the scientists behind the robo-scientists: Hod Lipson, Cornell University, & Ross King, University of Aberystwyth (4/16/09)
Guardian tech guru gives away the goods: Mike Bracken, The Guardian (3/19/09)
Meet the book bloke who made it big on the Web: Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Publishing (2/12/09)
Human face of the human interface: John M. Carroll, Penn State U (1/19/09)
- Lunching habit takes hacker to academia: Peter Sommer, Forensic investigation (12/14/08)
- Intel's Rattner says the machines will get us in the end: Justin Rattner, Intel (11/12/08)
- Opera maverick is still making waves: Jon Tetzchner, Opera Software (10/8/08)
- Fraudsters hiding under an avalanche of data: David Porter, Detica (9/15/08)
- The ad man cometh: Guy Phillipson, Internet Advertising Bureau (9/10/08)
- Not working for Google changed my life: Alicia Navarro, Skimbit (7/31/08)
- Cryptography pays the piper: Fred Piper (7/9/08)
- Organic computing is the only way forward: Peter Cochrane, Mr Restless (6/19/08)
- Memristor man says the computer age is yet to begin: Stan Williams, Hewlett-Packard (5/28/08)
- Map fetishist goes round the world and back: Eric Rodenbeck, Stamen Design (5/7/08)
- When geeks grow up: Jeff Jonas, IBM Entity Analytics (4/16/08)
- Artificial Intelligence is still the future: John McCarthy, optimist (4/7/08)
- Synchronicity 'R' Us: Kymberlee Weil, Intronetworks (3/27/08)
- Nobody types quite like you: Peter Horadan (3/5/08) - The way you type can identify you.
- Children are human beings too: Terri Dowty (1/23/08) - Children have already lost the privacy adults are struggling to keep.
- The product is dead, make way for the service: Jim Spohrer, IBM (1/2/08) - IBM helped found the discipline of computer science; now it wants to do the same for services science.
- My XP-powered driverless car never crashed: Mark Campbell, Cornell (12/12/07) - the faculty advisor to Cornell's team in the DARPA Urban Challenge talks about teaching an automated car to merge lanes.
- If man is from Mars, computers are from outer space: Donald A. Norman (11/21/07) - The guru of usability looks into the future.
- Cirrus man sees the logic of sound: Jason Rhode, CEO of Cirrus Logic (10/31/07) - Why is a Kawasaki motorcycle like a mixing desk?
- Cryptographer swaps algorithms for the freezing crypt: Ralph Merkle (10/11/07) - Solving the whole-body frostbite problem.
- Man who wanted to change the world built virtual ones instead: Richard Bartle, MUD-maker, University of Essex (9/19/07) - Self-discovery through creative typing.
- There's a pattern we recognise in Donna Dubinsky's career (8/29/07) - Palm, Handspring, Numenta...Jeff Hawkins!
- Finding the right lock for cryptographic keys: Nicko van Someren, nCipher (7/18/07) - And you thought managing passwords was bad.
- Backstage at the beeb: Michael Cashmore and Ian Forrester (6/27/07) - Is an open API the future of broadcasting?
- Google man proclaims "Summer of Code": Chris di Bona (6/6/07) - Get those students spending their summers flipping bits instead of burgers.
- Microsoft man seeks to re-engineer the Web: Kim Cameron (5/16/07) - ...and reinvent identity.
- RFID virus buster builds wireless firewall: Melanie Rieback (4/25/07) - Stop people from stealing your spy chips.
- Never trust a web site: Marc Hedlund, Wesabe (4/4/07) - Why *not* share your financial data with the world?
- Man who helped invent brain of computer apologises profusely: Stan Mazor (2/21/07) - Is building a chateau in Oregon out of styrofoam adequate penance?
- Getting to the root of open source: Rishab Aiyer Ghosh (1/31/07) - Altruism, schmaltruism.
- Father of OS/2, Citrix, is Flying High: Ed Iacobucci (1/10/07) - Why a very light jet is a software service..Update (1/2017): DayJet was a casualty of the 2008 financial crisis.
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