Last month, I was absolutely privileged to be invited to write a blog post for PTScientists, a German team competing to win the Google Lunar X-Prize. They are currently working on a landing vehicle that will transport their rover from sun-synchronous Earth orbit to the lunar surface, and I was honoured to take up their offer. Huge thanks to Sven, Robert and Karsten, as well as everyone else in Berlin. Here is the full text of that piece.
In the past week, a battle has been fought for the future of the world. A battle between man and machine. A battle taking place on a 45 cm squared wooden board.
Architecture is difficult, for a lot of reasons. But there is one key question that every architect has to consider in the design of a building.
If you hadn’t already guessed, this is in response to The Force Awakens, which I had the great pleasure of seeing yesterday. 10/10, would definitely recommend.
I will do my best to avoid spoilers, but if you are an extreme purist, it might be best to read this with your eyes closed, just in case.
In literally 1 week, the entire future of the human race may have changed. And this time, the chances of that happening are reasonably high.
I don’t know why everybody is hating on electric cars. After all, they are the future.
Have you ever thought how nice it is that a USB memory stick will be compatible in almost every computer on Earth? Or how, wherever you go, you will be able to identify a door as disabled access? You have one organisation to thank for that.