Science and technology
Science and technology
21 March 2018

The Cambridge Analytica scandal: an elitist delusion

Voters didn't need a 'mindfucking machine' to reject Washington and Brussels.

20 March 2018

Stephen Hawking: a heroic intellect

His incredible personal story shouldn't eclipse his intellectual achievement.

31 January 2018

Three cheers for China’s cloned monkeys

The cloning of primates is a great scientific breakthrough.

11 January 2018

Switch off your kids’ phones and let them play outside

The problem isn't ‘smartphone addiction’ – it’s that kids are coddled.

21 December 2017

No, Facebook isn’t ‘ripping society apart’

Why social-media execs cannot see the potential in their own creations.

8 December 2017

Bitcoin: don’t believe the hype

The cryptocurrency is only good for making an easy buck.

25 September 2017

Uberphobia: when anti-capitalism turns ugly

The nasty prejudices behind the celebration of Uber’s troubles.

12 September 2017

Beware greens’ scaremongering

Extreme weather is less of a threat than it ever has been.

12 July 2017

Is Silicon Valley really rife with sexism?

A few creeps don’t amount to an anti-women industry.