The M23 is one of a number where smart motorways are planned / Picture by Derek Martin

COLUMN: Smarter doesn't always mean better

Surely it should be good that we are getting ‘smarter’, but how many highly intelligent people have you met over the years with no common sense? Perhaps that runs true for so-called ‘smart’ motorways that have been blamed for causing accidents.

British Airways is facing the largest fine so far under the new General Data Protection Regulations

Column: Heavy price to pay for cyber breaches

Despite the constant reports of cyber breaches, the risk seems to be generally accepted as part and parcel of using the internet and smart phones; in much the same way that motor accidents are an accepted price for the convenience of road transport. We just hope they don’t happen to us.

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