Professor Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson

About Mike Jackson

Director of Academic Quality & Enhancement Birmingham City Business School
2703, 2015

Why did Microsoft’s Internet Explorer fail to deliver?

By |March 27th, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off

Professor Mike Jackson, Birmingham City Business School

There have been reports in the computing press last week that Microsoft will cease developing Internet Explorer as part of Windows 10. Its eventual fate will be to be replaced with software which is currently known as Project Spartan and will be renamed when Microsoft’s marketing department decide how […]

2002, 2015

Obama needs to recognise the Internet’s success isn’t just down to America

By |February 20th, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off

Professor Mike Jackson, Birmingham City Business School

There is much to be praised in President Obama’s plan for a free and open Internet  and much which might inform the polices of European Governments.  On the other hand, in his interview to Recode, he makes claims which really should be challenged:

Obama said: “We have owned the Internet. Our […]

1302, 2015

The Digital Dark Age

By |February 13th, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off

Professor Mike Jackson – Birmingham City Business School

In a recent news story, internet pioneer Vint Cerf has warned that our current use of digital technology could mean that future generations are unable to learn anything about us.

For hundreds of years we have written things down in order to make records of what we have done. […]

3107, 2013

In defence of trolls

By |July 31st, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off

By Professor Mike Jackson – Birmingham City Business School

Let’s be absolutely straight about this, it isn’t acceptable to make threats of violence, it isn’t acceptable to publish untruths about someone. In fact it’s illegal and it should be punished. But does this mean that all trolls should be locked up and their trolling days […]