Writer and speaker on the history of technology with a background in engineering R&D, IP commercialisation and knowledge exchange. Stephen’s first book, The Story of the Computer: A Technical and Business History, is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject written from both a technical and a business perspective. He is currently working on his second book, a history of automation and robotics.
Stephen is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Information Technology Professional and an avid member of the Computer Conservation Society. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland with his wife and pet cockatiel.