WIRED recently published this great infographic, detailing our HI-SEAS habitat. Thanks to Vincent Paul Ponthieux at Blue Planet Research, who designed and built the dome, for all your help.
Yearly Archives: 2014
My most recent essay is about why an all-female Mars mission makes good economic sense. The upshot: women, on average, are smaller than men and require much less food. On a round-trip Mars mission, you’d want to bring your food with you, all … Continue reading
I wrote an essay for the most recent issue of Pacific Standard in which I investigate the extent to which modern technology deceives us. In some of these deceptions we play an active role. I’m thinking, in particular, of placebo buttons … Continue reading
My latest in the May 2014 issue of WIRED: On May 20, 2013, a mass of swirling wind gouged a path of destruction across Oklahoma, killing 24 people and causing $2 billion in damage. And earlier this week a deadly … Continue reading
“A smart look at how big data transforms our lives, from the microcosm of the individual to the macrocosm of the planet. Eagle’s pioneering research in data-mining human behavior is inspiring, while Greene’s insights on what it all means makes … Continue reading