Tamlin Magee

Group Production Editor, UK

Tamlin is the group production editor for Computerworld and Techworld in the UK. He has previously covered a wide range of beats at a variety of publications, from European channel markets, enterprise cloud and privacy, to architecture, design, film and music. He is particularly interested in the intersection between technology, the political sphere and the day-to-day.

Matt Hancock's digital drive risks masking the real issues at the NHS

Matt Hancock's digital drive risks masking the real issues at the NHS

Are apps and digital drives enough to remedy the state of the NHS in Britain?

Stansted CTO plans

Stansted CTO plans "utopian vision" of a totally connected airport

The first phase of an analytics visualisation effort that pulls in Stansted Airport's data feeds, combined with open data from other sources, could provide the site's owners with a blueprint to market their product to other transport...

Huawei controversies timeline

Huawei controversies timeline

Chinese telecommunications and consumer electronics manufacturer Huawei has found itself at the centre of a long list of controversies in recent months. Far and away the leader in 5G network infrastructure, the company's business...

How the ILL uses deep learning to find citations of its experiments

How the ILL uses deep learning to find citations of its experiments

The Institute Laue-Langevin has a policy of making its data open - and it is using deep learning techniques to surface papers citing the data from its experiments.

Manchester City Council CIO Bob Brown on how to make a city smart

Manchester City Council CIO Bob Brown on how to make a city smart

Since 2016's ICT strategy the local authority has reshaped its infrastructure and has some soaring aspirations for the city.

How the BFI is saving Britain's film heritage from being

How the BFI is saving Britain's film heritage from being "stranded in analogue"

The British Film Institute's Stephen McConnachie explains how the organisation is digitising and maintaining hundreds-year-old film, and how it's saving moving images from obsolescent machinery

British Airways' summer of failure

British Airways' summer of failure

The news that British Airways suffered an enormous data breach affecting almost 400,000 customers including personal and financial details is just the latest in a series of IT chaos that has plagued the airline this summer. Just what...

How open source supports CERN's Large Hadron Collider

How open source supports CERN's Large Hadron Collider

Tim Bell talks with Computerworld UK about the future of CERN on open infrastructure platform Openstack

How a British SMB survived a nightmarish cryptolocker ransom attack

How a British SMB survived a nightmarish cryptolocker ransom attack

With help from Ignite a small online trader was able to get back up and running within an hour

What's behind the strike wave at Fujitsu Services?

Unite members at Fujitsu Services UK are fighting to defend their jobs from a Europe-wide restructuring programme called Agenda 2020 amidst allegations of unfair discrimination and targeting of union officials. Here's a timeline of...

Theresa May's China trade mission suggests closer surveillance links

In surveillance, Britain and China have much more in common than people might realise.

Philip Hammond's 2018 spring statement in tech

The spring statement from Philip Hammond touched lightly on technology and the fourth industrial revolution

West Yorkshire Police: fingerprint scanners will help human rights

The chief inspector for digital policing said that he's "not sure" the project should be seen as controversial

GCHQ-backed startups tell UK government: give cyber the fintech treatment

GCHQ-selected startups believe Britain can boost its cybersecurity investment ranking with a similar commitment the government gave to the burgeoning fintech sector

NHS cyber unit welcomed with cautious optimism by privacy and security groups

NHS Digital has started a £20 million procurement process for an internal security operations unit that will receive emergency support from the winning third party

Hammond's Budget 2017 in tech: £500m investment package for 5G, full-fibre and AI

Nods to 5G and full-fibre echoed promises made in last year's budget, but chancellor Philip Hammond did announce a replacement for European Investment Fund lending "if necessary".

UK to overhaul data protection laws in line with GDPR

The British government has confirmed that it intends to mirror the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with a new Data Protection Bill

GCHQ has concluded its first ever startup accelerator - here's how it went

A three-month cyber security accelerator wrapped up in Cheltenham last week, which saw GCHQ spooks mentoring startups with technical and commercial expertise

Philip Hammond's 2017 budget promises cash for 5G and STEM skills

The 2017 budget promised money for a new "5G hub" as well as funding for the skills gap in STEM subjects

Northern Trust turns to blockchain to speed up transactions and transparency

Northern Trust's Peter Cherecwich explains to ComputerworldUK how managing laborious manual processes like private equity could be upended with automation and the blockchain.

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