9 January 2017

The robots aren’t taking over

The idea that IT is surpassing human beings sells us short.

30 December 2016

A postcapitalist pseuds’ corner

Two books prophesying the future show a distinct ignorance about present-day capitalism.

31 October 2016

No, your home won’t be hacked

The panic over web-connected household gadgets is overblown.

17 October 2016

Samsung: recalling the future

The response to the ‘exploding phones’ fiasco reveals a fear of innovation.

15 September 2016

Heathrow’s third runway: delayed, delayed, delayed

After decades of dithering, we must demand action on airport expansion.

9 August 2016

Hinkley Point and the fear of nuclear

Delaying building a new power station is a brake on progress.

6 June 2016

Another fracking melodrama

Claims that shale wells poison rivers are not all they seem.

23 May 2016

The Queen’s speech: all talk and no tech

Promises of driverless cars and space travel ring empty without funding for research.

17 February 2016

No, Facebook isn’t the British Raj

The row about India's access to the internet is a storm in a chai cup.