Laurie Clarke

Staff Writer

Laurie is a staff writer for IDG titles including Techworld, Computerworld UK and CIO UK. She studied psychology followed by a Masters in Journalism, and has since worked in marketing and as a freelance consumer insight writer. Her particular interests include consumer tech, startup tech culture and how technology is shaping society.

Race after Technology: A new book examines racial discrimination in the algorithm age

Race after Technology: A new book examines racial discrimination in the algorithm age

Techworld spoke to Ruha Benjamin, author of new book Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, that picks apart racial discrimination of the algorithm age.

Best blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) options

Best blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) options

IBM Blockchain Platform Image by iStock IBM's blockchain platform allows businesses to, 'develop, govern and operate a blockchain ecosystem quickly and cost effectively on a flexible, cloud-based...

Iceland's bitcoin mining data centres are maturing into phase two

Iceland's bitcoin mining data centres are maturing into phase two

Computerworld UK visited a new data centre from Etix Everywhere in Iceland, which is seeing increased demand from enterprise customers interested in blockchain and high performance computing

Culture Crossover: Osmosis review - technology through a human lens

Culture Crossover: Osmosis review - technology through a human lens

In this instalment of Culture Crossover we take a look at Netflix's new French series, Osmosis and its fresh take on technology's power to shape us

How to start a podcast

How to start a podcast

Here is our guide to launching your own podcast

Culture Crossover: Imaginary Cities at the British Library

Culture Crossover: Imaginary Cities at the British Library

Visual artist Michael Takeo Magruder weaves information age technologies with ancient traditional craftsmanship in the Imaginary Cities exhibition at the British Library

Could Otter.ai’s ambitions in voice and ambient tech extend beyond AI transcriptions?

Could Otter.ai’s ambitions in voice and ambient tech extend beyond AI transcriptions?

Journalists fawn over it, but now that Otter.ai has built a powerful AI transcription service, does the startup have bigger ambitions in the world of voice and ambient technology?

Latest tech share prices: Which tech shares should you buy?

Latest tech share prices: Which tech shares should you buy?

Facebook share price - How much is Facebook worth? Image by iStock Facebook share price is $191.49 (£148.05) per share, representing a decrease of 0.92 percent since last market...

GTN discovers new drugs with machine learning and quantum physics

GTN discovers new drugs with machine learning and quantum physics

Techworld spoke to Noor Shaker, founder of GTN, the startup combining machine learning and quantum physics to discover new drugs

Cognetivity takes a radical new approach to dementia diagnosis

Cognetivity takes a radical new approach to dementia diagnosis

Techworld spoke to the Cognetivity founder about developing a new tool for rapid dementia diagnosis

Dating app Pickable promises anonymity for women, a break for men

Dating app Pickable promises anonymity for women, a break for men

Techworld spoke to Clementine Lalande, the founder of a new dating app, Pickable

How to market your startup

How to market your startup

What does success look like for you? Image by iStock Whatever your idea of success may be, define it. Write it down or send it to the entire team. This is an easy way to make sure everyone knows your...

Top UK Blockchain Initiatives

Top UK Blockchain Initiatives

Isle of Man Global Hub Image by iStock In early February 2019 an advisory body on the Isle of Man launched a global hub for the development of blockchain initiatives. The body, the Digital Isle of...

Culture Crossover: Stanislaw Lem at the Barbican

Culture Crossover: Stanislaw Lem at the Barbican

Three film adaptations of the renowned Polish sci-fi novels were shown at the Barbican

How UK startup Mendelian hopes to use machine learning to diagnose rare diseases

How UK startup Mendelian hopes to use machine learning to diagnose rare diseases

Techworld spoke to the co-founders of Mendelian, a startup using machine learning to boost rare disease diagnoses

Kik cryptocurrency Kin has big ambitions in social media and gaming

Kik cryptocurrency Kin has big ambitions in social media and gaming

Techworld spoke to Kin's VP of product, Alex Frenkel about the cryptocurrency's ambitions for the future

How IoT is being used in the public sector

How IoT is being used in the public sector

Smart bins Image by iStock Local authorities have now introduced smart bins that can convey important information about their contents. They have become monitoring devices that can be leveraged for...

Elliptic traces bitcoin to hunt dark web criminals for the FBI

Elliptic traces bitcoin to hunt dark web criminals for the FBI

Elliptic is a crypto tracing company linking crypto addresses to real world entities

Social App Review: Tik Tok

Social App Review: Tik Tok

If you're wondering what Tik Tok is, you need to read this

How startups can secure investment

How startups can secure investment

Decide what kind of investment you would like to receive Image by iStock The first thing that you need to do is decide the kind of funding route you want to go down. Are you looking to tap angel...

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