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.

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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.

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Articles from Ben

Eliminating Fossil-Based Plastics with Carbon-Negative Biochar Alternatives

Tackling the Global Tire Waste Problem with Pretred

Drone Reforestation: The Future of Rebuilding Earth’s Forests with Scalable Technology

Polymateria's Time-Controlled Open-Air Biodegradable Plastic

Fully Compostable Coffee Pods: The Future of Coffee Production

The First-Ever Natural Fiber Composite Nacelle for Offshore Wind Turbines

RECITURF: The Future of Artificial Turf Recycling

Desert Control: Tackling Desertification with Clay and Water

How Digital Watermarks Could Revolutionize the Future of Waste Sorting

Moss Landing: Tesla and PG&Es Battery Storage System

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