The Engineer column
SCI FI EYE
I write a science fiction column for the UK’s Engineer magazine, which has been reporting on engineering innovation since 1856.
The column, “SciFi Eye”, is part of a new look for the mag, and sees me speculate on how recent engineering news might inspire the science fiction imagination.
Jan 2016:All dressed up with nowhere to go: the dystopian world of ‘smart’ dressings
Feb 2016: The new Beetlemania.
Apr 2016: Picturing a future of human invisibility
May 2016: Making the most of the microbes: some unlikely heroes and villains in the form of bacteria.
Jul 2016: Something new under the sun: This month, the dark future of solar power
Sep 2016: Driverless dream or autonomous nightmare? The future pros and cons of driverless cars
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