Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

RockMass Technologies: Streamlining Data Collection in Underground Mining

GreaseBoss: The Digitization of Greasing in the Mining Sector

Remote Longwall Operations and the Future of Sustainable Mining

The Importance of Robotics for Mining Safety

Opportunities and Challenges of Lithium Mining

How Drones are Lifting Off in the Mining Industry

Phasing Out Fossil Fuels in Iron Ore Mining: Is it Possible?

Study Highlights Risks of Mining to Fish in North America and How Policies Can Be Improved

How is Green Hydrogen Being Used in Mining?

Methods to Predict Mining Conditions in Geotechnically Complex Sites