Future Rising Now Available in Korean

For anyone looking to read Future Rising in Korean, now you can! Future Rising has just been published in South Korea, in  a Korean translation. It’s available online, and in bookshops! The Korean version of the title translates as “How do we read the...

Mission Interplanetary is Back!

Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman and I dig into a new batch of big questions for Season Two of the Mission Interplanetary podcast I can’t believe that it’s been a year since season one of the Mission: Interplanetary podcast launched. That first season...

In Memory of Noreen Maynard

Noreen Maynard, 4 Jun 1941 – 24 Dec 2021 My mother may have passed before her time, but she left an enduring legacy of love and kindness In December, my mother Noreen Maynard passed away unexpectedly from covid. She was tough, tenacious, as stubborn as they...

How’s Tesla’s FSD Beta going?

I was asked to watch a bunch of videos of drivers using Tesla’s FSD Beta. This is what I thought. Back in December, the Washington Post reporter Faiz Siddiqui asked me to respond to a number of videos showing Tesla’s Full Self Driving (FSD) beta technology...

One Hundred Emerging Technologies

As the World Economic Forum annual Top Ten Emerging Technologies reaches it’s tenth year, here’s how it all started A couple of weeks ago, the World Economic Forum annual list of Top Ten Emerging Technologies reached its tenth anniversary. Co-published...

Chaos and Complexity

Chaos and Complexity With this year’s Nobel Prize for physics going to three scientists working on climate science and complexity theory, there’s been renewed interest in complex systems and how our understanding of them can help guide how we positively...