Category Archives: Articles

New Wars, New Technology

Event China is ‘not frightened to fight a war with the US’, according to the Guardian today. The comments  – in a state-run Chinese newspaper – came twenty-four hours after the US deployed a warship into a contested region of the South China Sea. The territorial contest

On the subject of dogs piloting jetpacks…

Because I’ve got to beta test a Twine story this evening… I leave you with some deep thinking on the  topic of whether dogs can – and should – pilot their own jetpacks. Here is a video of a jetpack/wingsuit being piloted over Dubai. I

Who says you can’t establish your own country?

Calling all future seasteaders. A wonderful article in the Independent by the first journalist to stay overnight on the Independent Principality of Sealand – a Second World War anti-aircraft fortress off the UK coast that’s been an unofficial micro-nation since the 1960s. Seven miles off the coast of Suffolk,