What happened to the Moon?

July 20, 1969… Fifty years! A life­time ago, the Moon land­ing seemed like a new hori­zon. But it wasn’t. On the twen­ti­eth anniver­sary of the Apol­lo 11 Moon...

Bezos in Space

A dream of space Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Ama­zon, is spend­ing a bil­lion dol­lars each year on a project to bring thou­sands of peo­ple into space in th...

The ICC’s Century

The Inter­na­tion­al Cham­ber of Com­merce (ICC) has been the most promi­nent voice of inter­na­tion­al busi­ness for just over a cen­tu­ry. This year is the&nb...

Time to reassess eugenics?

Eugen­ics is an ancient idea with a ter­ri­ble mod­ern rep­u­ta­tion. Is that rep­u­ta­tion now irrrel­e­vant? [A dis­cus­sion paper for a talk I gave in 2015: ...