Quantum computing is about to revolutionise the way we get around. Here's how.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal poses some serious questions about the integrity of democracies in the information age. From Trump to Brexit, the dirty tricks apparently offered by CA’s top executives should cause concern everywhere that elections happen.
Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain reads the title of a 2017 book. From currency speculation through to verifying the provenance of food, blockchain technology is eking out space in a vast range of fields.
Fully Automated Luxury Communism is the utopian idea that we’ll all fulfill our true human potential while robots do the work – but is it really going to be that simple?
In the late 1980s, the UK saw a cultural revolution of the same magnitude as the ’60s counterculture movement. A combination of a radical new music, a groundswell of youth-driven art, and, crucially, the introduction of a consciousness-altering new drug, led to the upturning of contemporary culture. In 1988, 30 years ago this year, that scene exploded, and the UK saw what we now call the Second Summer Of Love.
According to statistics collected by Freemuse, freedom of expression is under attack throughout the world, leading to artists of all disciplines being targeted and sometimes killed. Josh Hall investigates Freemuse’s troubling annual report, Art Under Threat.
The music industry is in crisis, outpaced by the digital revolution and unwilling to innovate and adapt. With all but the top-earning musicians struggling to get paid, the promise of a new technology that could support artists at both ends of scale seems almost too good to be true. Josh Hall finds out how the blockchain could upend the industry.
‘A person was driving the truck, and there was this wall of bamboo. He said that on the other side of this bamboo is the river. When the bamboo stopped, I saw it. It was very striking. And immediately my phone started picking up the signal of Mexico.’
From a hotel in Berlin, Guillermo Galindo is speaking about the first time he visited the Mexico-US border. Mexican by birth but now living in California, where he is a senior adjunct professor at the California College of Arts, Galindo is used ...
“My sister was born in November 1972, so very often my mom would share with us her memory of carrying my sister in and out of the bunker during the Christmas bombing.” Vân-Ánh Võ is recounting the impact of the Vietnam war on her family.
Thanks to growing demand for housing and draconian breweries, the small music venue is an endangered species – unless a new coalition of music-lovers can revive it...
Last week 6 Music announced the line-up for their first festival and the acts they've booked are those favoured by the children of people who commute from the Home Counties to a hedge fund job....