Monday, 31 August 2015

Bill Thompson

Bill ThompsonNew media pioneer Bill Thompson is a journalist, commentator and technology critic based in Cambridge. He has been working in, on and around the Internet since 1984. He currently writes a weekly column for the technology section of the BBC News site, and contributes to other publications, both on and off-line, including the Guardian, The Register and the New Statesman. He writes a monthly column for new ‘net users for BBC WebWise, and a technology column for Focus magazine. Thompson appears weekly on Digital Planet (formerly Go Digital) on the BBC World Service and occasionally on other BBC radio and television programmes. He is a visiting lecturer at City University where he teaches Online Journalism in the Journalism and Publishing department, and is an external editor for openDemocracy.net. [Full biography on his site: the billblog.]

Session

Chair: Track 2: Openness and innovation: Networks, Applications, Data and Design