Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey comments on Amazon opening a supermarket with no checkout operators or self-service tills, but with extensive built-in cameras to spy on people’s behaviour.
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Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on smartwatches designed for children which have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers.
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Professor Robin Simmons, a leading expert on the experiences of young people categorised as NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training), talks about the government’s plans to replace some 13,000 existing qualifications with 15 new technical ‘T-levels’.
Physicist Professor Kilcoyne and Battlefield Archaeologist Dr Glenn Foard on their research into the ammunitions on-board the Tudor warship the Mary Rose