Before Gareth Mitchell joined 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," and so he swapped engineering for presenting. In his spare time, he lectures in broadcast and written journalism at Imperial College in 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 began to write for The Guardian in 1990 and in 1994 set up the paper's website. Two years later he became a freelance writer and has been writing and broadcasting ever since.
About Ghislaine Boddington
Ghislaine joins the programme with many years experience in the integration of the human body and digital technologies, passionately considering from all angles the best outcomes for us living beings within this wonderful world. A Reader in Digital Immersion at University of Greenwich, she is Creative Director of body>data>space and curates and presents worldwide on her futuristic ideas.