Biofuels have been hailed by the aviation industry as the best way for aircraft to become
carbon neutral, but does the argument fly?
Check out my recent piece for the i newspaper in full below or in the picture above. It is not yet online.
Over the last twelve months I have written about fifty stories on mostly science and technology for brands like BBC Future, The Economist, i newspaper and Publishing Perspectives.
Here are some of my favourites from those that have so far appeared online in no particular order…
Aerial refuelling has been enthusiastically embraced by air forces around the world since the 1950s. Will we now see airliners refuelled the same way?
Read my latest piece for BBC Future in full below or by following this link.
“When I spent time on alert when the Cold War was on, I had to spend a week underground in a bunker,” says Chris Hoctor, former crew member of a United States Air Force refuelling tanker aircraft and author of Voices from an Old Warrior, recalling his time in the Strategic Air Command (SAC) in the 1980s.
The double-decker sized humpback whales famed for their songs are a conservation success story – but some experts are wary of a numbers game, while others fear the new President will reverse work done to save them.
Read my latest double page feature and cover story for the i paper in full below or the original here.
At Frankfurt Book Fair. Image: Frankfurter Buchmesse, Marc Jacquemin
Even as some in publishing seem resistant to the educational benefits of text-to-speech, proponents like ReadSpeaker say the technology is getting stronger.
Check out my recent piece for Publishing Perspectives in full below or the original piece by clicking here.
Here the technology at work for yourself – click on the Voice Demo on the Readspeaker homepage and voices that range from Norwegian male to South Korean female.
As innovative as publishers may want to be, how do we evaluate market response to ‘Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia’ with so few apps as apt comparisons and publishers so reluctant to make public any data on the sale of their apps?
Check out my exclusive interview with Marissa Hussey, the women behind Julian Fellowes’ ‘Belgravia’, for Publishing Perspectives in full below, or by clicking this link. Belgravia wasn’t the hit that some people thought it would be