Lord Broers FREng FRS, President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, is giving the 2005 Reith Lectures, broadcast each Wednesday on BBC Radio 4 from 6 April to 4 May. In the five lectures, entitled ’The Triumph of Technology’, he sets out his belief that technology can and should hold the key to the future. Lord Broers says: "I have chosen technology as the subject of my Reith Lectures because it is exciting and fast moving and because it shapes our lives".