Tapeless BBC problem sounds hopelessly familiar

Tapeless BBC problem sounds hopelessly familiar

May 28, 2013

The BBC has suspended its chief technology officer and admitted wasting nearly £100m of tax-payers money on a five-year project intended to make the corporation "tapeless", saying that to continue with the project would be "throwing good money after bad". (Various national media including The Guardian). The Digital Media Initi...

The human touch should never be lost

The human touch should never be lost

May 02, 2013

Trevor Latimer’s article (Back to the future, POST, 25 April), presented a nicely balanced view of technology and how the human touch should never be lost. However, it perhaps doesn’t paint quite the full picture. Technology is still viewed by many in the industry as a problem solver, an uneasy bed partner that we know we need...