Before Gareth Mitchell joined the BBC World Service he was a broadcast engineer. "The people who seemed to be having all the good fun were the creative types in the studios." So he swapped engineering for presenting. He also lectures in broadcast and written journalism at Imperial College London.
About Bill Thompson
Technology writer Bill was born in Jarrow, grew up in Corby and went to Cambridge University. He still lives and works in Cambridge. Bill worked for the Guardian from 1990 and in 1994 set up the paper's website. Two years later he became a freelance writer and broadcaster.
About Ghislaine Boddington
Ghislaine's focus is how digital technology can integrate with the human body. Her work explores technology's ability to create the best outcomes for people. She's a Digital Immersion reader at the University of Greenwich, creative director of body>data>space.net, and gives talks worldwide on digital tech.