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The Spark Salon is TCS’s programme of events in the UK that showcase innovative and thought-provoking new perspectives on the role of technology in helping to create a sustainable world. At these events, we have a number of speakers give a TED style talk on the Spark Salon’s theme. Now, through the Spark Salon podcast, you can hear these amazing ideas and discussions proposed by our expert speakers.

Jun 21, 2019

The Spark Salon’s final episode of the mass personalisation series will take a fascinating turn and explore how data-led personalisation can be used to combat violent content, extremism and radicalisation. Tune in to our host, Jim Bligh, talking to Vidhya Ramalingham, a leading expert on white nationalist extremism...


Jun 21, 2019

In our third episode of the mass personalisation series, host Jim Bligh will be chatting to Will Selby from EDF about how energy companies are starting to personalise our homes and energy, in order to combat climate change and reduce carbon emissions.


Jun 21, 2019

Join Spark Salon podcast host, Jim Bligh, speaking to Sinead MacManus, a Senior Programme Manager for Digital Health in Nesta’s Health Lab. She will reveal how personalised healthcare will work in our future world of mass personalisation.


Jun 21, 2019

In our second Spark Salon series, we are exploring the future world of mass personalisation - a data-driven society world which promises higher and ever-better levels of convenience and automation. Our expert speaker, Ved Sen explains what mass personalisation means and what this new digital era will look like in our...


May 22, 2019

Data, information systems and emerging technologies are truly global - not easily controlled by traditional nation-state borders, the government, the military or the police. So, how can we tackle cyberterrorism and cybercrime in this new digital frontier?

Joining our Spark Salon host, Jim Bligh to answer these big...