Column: Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to make it work

Policing agencies that are geared to deal with law and order in the physical world, must gear themselves better to deal with online crime. Above all, the police must develop mechanisms to collaborate with their peers in other countries. And finally, informational privacy and security must become part of the mainstream discourse a lot more […]

Happiest Minds: An IPO that flew under the radar in startup land

“This is my fourth innings, and it should be the final legacy I hope to create,” he told me one day about in 2011. Clearly, with the public listing of Happiest Minds, he has cemented his legacy as one of the finest founders India has ever had; defied the ageist notion that entrepreneurship is a […]

Alice Rawsthorn’s cultural highlights

Making studio visits to talk to designers is a boon of writing about design. One of my favourite studios is that of the brilliant Dutch book designer Irma Boom. You can see the new books Irma is working on there as well as the incredible collection of historic books she has acquired over the years. […]

UK Spy Agency GCHQ Officially Joins Twitter to Talk More About Itself

It is expected that GCHQ will use social media to engage with the technical community, and to host problem solving puzzles such as the cryptographic Christmas card sent out by GCHQ Director last December, which attracted hundreds of thousands of amateur cryptographers. Though they may have a hard time avoiding the trolling they’ve seen today.

The world’s largest digital camera could unlock mysteries of the universe

“It’s a milestone that brings us a big step closer to exploring fundamental questions about the universe in ways we haven’t been able to before,” said said JoAnne Hewett, SLAC’s chief research officer and associate lab director for fundamental physics, in a statement.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Hails ‘Sacred Combat Mission,’ Gets Warm Words from World Leaders

After touring flood-hit sites over the weekend, Kim chaired on Tuesday the sixth enlarged meeting of the ruling Korean Workers’ Party’s Seventh Central Military Commission in Pyongyang in order to discuss “severe damage” dealt to the Komdok area of South Hamgyong Province by a major storm termed “Typhoon No. 9.” The devastation was enough to […]

The Outer Worlds expansion Peril On Gorgon is out now

It looks very much like “more Outer Worlds”, basically, which may not be a radical expansion, but it’s no bad thing either. Alice of Bee’s The Outer Worlds review actually convinced me to play it for a few hours last year, on the grounds that a perfectly alright, a-bit-safe-but-good lighthearted shooty RPG time was just […]

World’s wildlife populations have fallen by an average of 68% in four decades, World Wildlife Fund says

“The longer the wildlife stay in supply chains with other humans and people, the greater the risk of spillover of a wildlife disease to humans. We are playing Russian Roulette with the threat of pandemics and in the end we will lose … big. And Covid-19 is only the beginning,” she said.

Covid vaccine: ‘8,000 jumbo jets needed’ to deliver doses around world

“Even if we assume that half the needed vaccines can be transported by land, the air cargo industry will still face its largest single transport challenge ever. In planning their vaccine programmes, particularly in the developing world, governments must take very careful consideration of the limited air cargo capacity that is available at the moment,” […]

Palestinians Regroup, Tell Arab World Not to Deal with Israel Before Peace

“Palestine remains committed to the Arab Peace Initiative that normalization with Israel can be advanced upon the end of Israel’s occupation and the realization of an independent, sovereign, and contiguous State of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital and the resolving of the question of Palestine refugees per UNGA 194,” Erekat said in reference […]