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2020: In this podcast, Mike Lynch talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about what policies need to change if the UK's tech sector is going to thrive in the future.
2020: Technology and the future of Britain.
2020/08/01Watch the video
2020: In this exclusive interview with John Reynolds, Dr Lynch shares his view on how to spot a successful AI company, the post-Covid economy and how he became one of Britain's most established technology entrepreneurs.

A version of this article appeared in The Currency.

2020: At CogX 2020, Dr Mike Lynch discusses 'The possibilities and pitfalls of AI' with Tortoise Media Partner, Alexandra Mousavizadeh.
2020/06/25Watch the video
2020: Dr Lynch joins London First's John Dickie and Laura Osborne to explore the role of artificial intelligence in London's recovery.
2020: Dr Lynch shares his thoughts on why it is crucial for both young companies and investment firms to be prepared for a downturn and build technology that can flourish regardless.

A version of this article appeared in The Telegraph.

2020/04/30Read the post
2020: Lessons in Crisis – What young entrepreneurs can learn now

Dr Mike Lynch discusses his experience of building a tech company through a downturn and why the key is to survive the short term and be well-positioned to take advantage of the recovery.

2020/4/17Read the post
2019: In this article, Dr Lynch discusses the realities of the latest advances in AI and how investors can spot the real deal.

A version of this article appeared in Wired.

2019/01/02Read the post
2019: True innovation is hard to come by. Here's how governments and entrepreneurs can crack it.

By Dr Mike Lynch, Founder Invoke Capital

2019/6/13Read the post
2018: The AI revolution will stall. Many investments will fail.

Celebrated technology entrepreneur, Mike Lynch, explores the recent stunning advances in AI but warns of some of the misunderstood difficulties with these advanced technologies.

2017: Mike Lynch explores the realities of creative AI and whether or not robots can be emotional.

A version of this article appeared in Huffington Post.

2017/05/04Read the post
2017: Weaponized AI

Darktrace Advisory Board member, Dr Lynch, discusses why we can expect to see more and more weaponized AI as 2018 becomes the year of the machine-on-machine attack.

A version of this article appeared in Wired.

2017/7/22Read the post
2017: Trust in Technology

Dr Lynch explores the troubling phenomenon of fake news and why technology should be seen as part of a solution to provide checks and balances on humans’ intent on exploiting it.

A version of this article in Cambridge Business.

2016: In this interview with LeadersIn, Dr Lynch discusses his early career working on fundamental methods in the field of AI and how he built one of the most successful technology companies on the FTSE 100.
2016/06/09Watch the video
2016: The Data Economy

Technologist Mike Lynch takes a look at how the role of data has changed and why it may well be the new oil. Both valuable, of strategic national importance – and a security risk.

2016/9/30Read the post
2016: The Wisdom of Crowds

In this blog, Dr Lynch discusses the impact of an e-democracy and whether polling stations in our pockets would lead to a fairer society.

2016: Teenage AI Chatbot

Invoke Capital founder Mike Lynch discusses Microsoft’s failed teenage chat bot and whether it raises concerns over humans’ (rather than AI’s) moral judgment.

2016: In celebration of UK enterprise

Serial technology entrepreneur Mike Lynch discusses the significance of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and why technology in particular is such a crucial part of the UK’s contribution to the world stage.

2016/4/25Read the post
2016: NGOs must adopt technology to do good

While the developing world adopts technology at a remarkable pace, Dr Lynch explores why NGOs are stuck with outdated tech and why it’s crucial they catch up in order to continue to do good.

2016/3/10Read the post
2016: A new era of machine learning

As we embark on a new era of machine intelligence, Mike Lynch discusses the reality of unsupervised machine learning and its applications to the world around us.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2016: The Rise and Rise of the Machines

2015 marked the beginning of a new era in cyber defense – two fully autonomous artificial intelligences go to war in anger: an attacker and a defender. The battlefield was a corporate network and the prize, control of the company. By Dr Mike Lynch, OBE FREng FRS.

2016/1/15Read the post
2015: Of Unicorns and Bubbles

In this blog, Dr Mike Lynch OBE FREng discusses the realities of the Silicon Valley ‘unicorn’ trend and his advice on building a billion-pound business.

2015/12/7Read the post
2015: Boards must act on cyber security - or heads will roll

Darktrace Advisory Board member Mike Lynch on the increased sophistication of cyber-attacks and why cyber security should be a top priority for every company.

A version of this article appeared in Management Today.

2015/11/1Read the post
2015: Sharing Success

Autonomy founder Dr Mike Lynch on Britain’s evolution to becoming one of the most attractive countries in Europe to found a successful tech company and why it must continue to maintain its position on the world tech stage.

2015/9/24Read the post
2015: The Worried Well

Dr Lynch explores the possibilities and pitfalls of MedTech in the new era of data-driven medicine.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2015: Set a terminator to catch a terminator

Dr Lynch on the beginnings of humankind, and why AI doesn’t mark the end of it.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2015: Angelina Jolie's lesson for healthcare providers in Europe

Dr Mike Lynch on next generation gene sequencing, genetic data sharing and predictive analytics.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2014: We should be optimistic about European Technology

Dr Mike Lynch for Cambridge News on why we should be optimistic about European Technology a sector of financial strength, creative impetus and moral backbone.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2014/10/1Read the post
2014: The end of Privacy?

The DRIP Act grants law enforcement officials access to personal data - Dr Lynch on why this is not the end of privacy, but the end of hypocrisy.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2014: The Challenges of Scaling Businesses

The FTSE100 lacks technology companies, and that needs to change. Dr Mike Lynch OBE on the challenges of scaling British tech.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2014: Why wearables are the future

Dr Mike Lynch OBE on why wearable technology is the future, and the developments in hardware, computer vision and augmented reality we need to get us there.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2014: Crossover Technologies in Cambridge

Dr Mike Lynch OBE on the uniqueness of the “Silicon Fenn” ecosystem – where interdisciplinary exchanges gives rise to thriving British tech companies.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2013: The Way I See It

Dr Mike Lynch OBE on his next steps after Autonomy, continuing to fund and build fundamental technologies through Invoke Capital.

2012: The World in 2017

Dr Mike Lynch OBE for CIO magazine on what we can expect to see in 2017 – from wireless charging and highly personalised TV to near field technologies, mobile payments and the IOT.

A version of this article appeared in CIO magazine.

2012/12/13Read the post
2012: Looking into 2013

Dr Mike Lynch OBE outlines his vision for 2025 – from IOT devices functioning as data-mining machines, to advanced machine intelligence algorithms and wearable tech.

A version of this article appeared in Cambridge News.

2012/12/1Read the post
2012: Employee Ownership

Dr Mike Lynch OBE on employee ownership, incentivization, and boosting job creation.

2012/10/12Read the post
2012: The Brilliance of Alan Turing

Alan Turing is an example of UK-based thinking that made this country great, but many did not understand his brilliance. Dr Mike Lynch OBE on why we need to set the right educational ecosystem so as not to fail the next generation.

2012/6/23Read the post
2012: Alan Turing at the London Science Museum

Dr Mike Lynch OBE on why we must not fail today’s students with narrow-mindedness and limited school curricula.

A version of this article appeared in CIO magazine.

2012/6/20Read the post