The day after Westminster, my morning commute

I’m sat on the 07:50 from Welwyn North to London Kings Cross. It’s the day after the Westminster attacks and if I wasn’t listening to Radio 4, I would hardly know anything has happened. The carriage is packed, people are glued to their smartphones: life goes on.  When I arrive at Kings Cross, it’s a […]

The day after Westminster, my morning commute

I’m sat on the 07:50 from Welwyn North to London Kings Cross. It’s the day after the Westminster attacks and if I wasn’t listening to Radio 4, I would hardly know anything has happened. The carriage is packed, people are glued to their smartphones: life goes on.  When I arrive at Kings Cross, it’s a […]

Can there be science without science fiction?

We’ve been here before, I thought as I watched a presentation from futurologist David Smith, who took us through his tech predictions for the future at a recent company get-together. David was painting a picture of the future in which we’ll be living well into our hundreds, dwelling in smart cities, with the ability to 3D […]

Can there be science without science fiction?

We’ve been here before, I thought as I sat through a presentation from renowned futurologist David Smith, who took us through his tech predictions for the future at a recent company get-together. David was painting a picture of the future in which we’ll be living well into our hundreds, dwelling in smart cities, with the […]