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Yearly Archives: 2021

Insulate Britain: The climate activists blocking motorways

The past few years have seen many protests by environmentalists, from ‘Youth Strike for Climate’ to Extinction Rebellion. Now another group, calling themselves Insulate Britain, have made headline news with their controversial protest methods. Beginning on Monday 13th of September, the activists have repeatedly blocked

The order of anarchism

Anarchism has long been a by-word for a disruptive and destructive minority political movement, but is there more to this thoughtful philosophy? Can there be order within anarchy?

A.I. artwork

Art has always evolved to generate new, and challenging pieces of work. The 21st century’s latest offering to this age-old development is artificial intelligence, which has thrown fundamental questions of originality and the definition of art into the creative arena.

The new space race

NASA, once the sole company in America able to send rockets and astronauts into space, has been dwarfed by the indomitable rise of Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. Aided by a shrinking budget, the North American Space Agency has suffered many high-profile

The future of the F1 Sprint Race

The British Grand Prix saw Lewis Hamilton take a record breaking 8th win at Silverstone, and a controversial as well as pivotal incident with his title rival, Max Verstappen. The weekend was notable though, not just for the clamorous events during the Grand Prix, but for the all new sprint race before, which may go on to change Formula One forever.

The 418 Update

As a quick follow up to my previous article about the HTCPCP protocol (which can be found here), we have achieved our goal of building one of the few currently operating 418 teapots left in existence. After around 700 lines of code and loads more

Colombia’s battle with heritage

Both national and international bodies hope to bring a close to the violent disturbances in Colombia which threaten peace across South America. However, is Colombia’s anger aimed at it’s irredeemable history, and can it be reclaimed by modern Colombians?

The irritable necessity of muckraking journalism

The free press can often overstep their boundaries to needlessly investigate people’s lives, with the News of the World embodying everything that is distasteful and dangerous about a truly unaccountable press. Despite the consequences of that liberty though, David Evans argues that the press should be protected, warts and all.