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Articles in the press featuring this site, or a contribution from or interview withChristopher Barnatt include the following:

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2012

  • BBC Radio Oxford interview with Nick Piercey about "Seven Ways to Fix the World" -- and lots of other things!, 31st December 2012.
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Mark Dennison about "Seven Ways to Fix the World", 12th December 2012.
  • BBC Radio Oxford interview on "Artificial Intelligence", 8th December 2012.
  • Christopher Barnatt The Death of Economics?, Management-Issues, 28th November 2012.
  • Christopher Barnatt Can 3D Printing Change the World?, Replicator World, 26th November 2012.
  • Will Dean "Does 3D printing mark the advent of a 'new industrial revolution'?" Belfast Telegraph, 25th October 2012 (contains embed of my 3D Printshow video).
  • 3D Printshow London 2012 video report by futurist Christopher Barnatt, article on 3DPrinter.net, 22nd October 2012.
  • Talk Radio Europe interview on Behind the Mike with Kenny Jones about "Seven Ways to Fix the World", 15th October 2012.
  • Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, "Artificial Organ Fabrication: Towards 3D Organ Printing," Science and Technic Magazine; Issue 539, October 2012. Features my bioprinter concept image.
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Mark Dennison on "James Bond Gadgets", 1st October 2012.
  • Explaining the Future | Singularity or decline?, Kurzweilai.net, 28th September 2012.
  • "How 3D Printing Could Save HP" by Dana Blankenhorn, The Street, 27th September 2012.
  • "Extending and enhancing life through bioprinting" by Chris Waldo, 3DPrinter.net, 25th September 2012.
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Mark Dennison on "The Benefits of Space Exploration", 6th September 2012.
  • Sky News special documentary "Born Bankrupt", TV interview with Jeff Randall, 24th August 2012.
  • "The Revolution with be 3D Printed" article by Stephen Graves in Stuff magazine, August 2012. Features my bioprinter illustration.
  • "The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Our Lives", article written for Multimedia Information and Technology, Volume 38, No.3 August 2012
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Frances Finn on "Future Jobs", 17th July 2012.
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Mark Dennison on "The Future of Shopping", 3rd July 2012.
  • The risks and rewards of cloud computing, The Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2012.
  • Technology as The Gateway to Paradise? (video), talk delivered as part of the Greenbelt Paradise Lost and Found event, 20th May 2012.
  • Christopher Barnatt's online 3D printing experiment with i.Materialise, 3ders.org, 28th April 2012.
  • Online 3D printing with i.Materialise, article on 3DPrinter.net, 27th April 2012.
  • "The Good Prof is Very Clear on the Future", review of my book 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future by John Ruszczyk in the Manly Daily, Australia, 13th April 2012.
  • Interviewed by Rhodri Marsden in his "Get Connected" article for Business Traveller, 9th April 2012.
  • The 3D Printing Revolution of Customized, Personal Manufacturing, article on 3DPrinter.net, 6th April 2012.
  • Starre Vartan Sustainable Cities of the Future, Mother Nature Network, 27th March 2012.
  • Organovo: The Bioprinting Pioneer to Watch, article on 3DPrinter.net, 26th March 2012.
  • Talk Radio Europe interview with Steve Gilmour on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 2nd March 2012.
  • BBC Radio Sheffield interview with Rony Robinson on "Future (payment) Technologies", 16th February 2012.
  • BBC Radio Nottingham interview with Frances Finn on "The Future of Food", 15th February 2012.
  • "Future Gazing: All You Need to Know About the Future", article and interview by Imogen O'Rorke on my book "25 Things You Need to Know About the Future" Your Choice (NHS Magazine) Spring 2012 (published 6th February).
  • Radio 101 Zagreg, Croatia interview with Danja Dubravac on "3D Printing", 6th February 2012.
  • BBC Radio Guernsey interview with Jenny Kendall-Tobias on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 27th January 2012 (yes I went back for a second one three days later the one on Jan 24th!).
  • Little Atoms Radio Show interview with Neil Denny on Resonance FM about 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 27th January 2012 -- listen here.
  • BBC Radio Guernsey interview with Jenny Kendall-Tobias on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio York interview with Jonathan Cowap on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, recorded 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Manchester interview on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, recorded 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Sheffield interview with Rony Robinson on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Jersey interview with Carrie and Sarah on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Gloucestershire interview with Faye Hatcher on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Newcastle interview with Jonathan Miles on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Stoke interview with Stuart George on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Scotland interview with Fred MacAulay on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Oxford interview with Malcome Boyden on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Bristol interview with John Darvall on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Leicester interview with Jim Davis on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Shropshire interview on "Colin Young's Lunchbox" about25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester interview with Tony Fisher on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Merseyside interview with Sean Styles on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, 24th January 2012.
  • BBC Radio Norfolk interview on 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future, recorded 24th January 2012.
  • Look to the Future, review of my book "25 Things You Need to Know About the Future", New Scientist, 21st January 2012.
  • Internet Evolution Radio interview with Mary Jander, 19th January 2012.
  • "Life in the Future" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show, 19th January 2012.
  • Printed Life, Mechanical Engineering article by Jean Thilmany, January 2012. Features my bioprinter concept and a quote.
  • What We're Reading The New York Times -- Diner's Journal, 6th January 2012 -- discussion of my Epicurious interview on the future of food.
  • A Futurist Talks Food Epicurious interview with Megan O. Steintrager, 5th January 2012.
  • "About the Future", e-Learning Age, December/January 2012 -- Richard Naish discusses my book 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future.

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  • "Future Energy" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 15th December 2009.
  • "Online Identity Theft" interview on BBC Radio Nottingham's Breakfast Show with Andy Whittaker, 14th October 2009.
  • Moving Beyond Web 2.0, Computing, 13th October 2009.
  • "Future Entertainment" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 9th October 2009.
  • Tomorrow's World (Cloud Computing), The Midlands Magazine, 1st October 2009.
  • "The Future Home" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 17th September 2009.
  • "The World in 50 Years", interview on City Talk Radio's Beyond the Dark with Roy Basnett, 18th August 2009.
  • "Anniversary of Moonlandings" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 20th June 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: X to Z" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 9th June 2009.
  • "Internet Privacy" interview on BBC Radio Nottingham's Breakfast Show with Andy Whittaker, 7th July 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: U to W" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 2nd July 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: Q to T" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 25th June 2009.
  • "Life Extension" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 18th June 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: N to P" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 12th June 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: J to M" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 4th June 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: H to I" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 28th May 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: D to G" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 20th May 2009.
  • "The Future A-Z: A to C" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 14th May 2009.
  • "Flu Pandemic and Mining Helium-3 on the Moon" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Frances Finn, 28th April 2009.
  • "The Next Global Catastrophe" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 27th April 2009.
  • "Future Studies" interview on the BBC Radio Nottingham Morning Show with Sarah Julian, 23rd April 2009.
  • Why Life Is Tweet For Those Who've Made The (high-speed) Connection, Derbyshire Telegraph, 27th April 2009.
  • "The New Industrial Convergence" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 25th February 2009.
  • "Future Gazing as Future Shaping", interview on City Talk Radio's Beyond the Dark with Roy Basnett, 6th February 2009.
  • "Mining Helium-3 on the Moon", interview on City Talk Radio's Beyond the Dark with Roy Basnett, 16th January 2009.
  • "Ubiquitous Computing" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 12th January 2009.

2008

  • "Thinking Machines" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 15th October 2008.
  • "Mining Helium-3 on the Moon" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 12th August 2008.
  • "3D Printing" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 30th June 2008.
  • YouTube Fridays: Bill Gates Lookalike Explains Cloud Computing IT World Canada, 30th May 2008.
  • "The Transhman Agenda" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 28th May 2008.
  • "Internet Censorship" interview on Kerrang! Radio's The Night Before with Nick Margerrison, 30th April 2008.
  • Pakistan Accidentally Blocks YouTube in UK While Censoring 'blasphemous' Anti-Islam Videos, Daily Mail, 26th February 2008.

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