Designing Green Cities of the Future

We may all conjure up different images when we try to think what cities in the future will look like, say 20, 50, or 100 years from now. For the optimistically minded, these cities may… View Post

Asteroid Mining and Capitalism in Space

Asteroid mining is the exploitation of raw materials from asteroids and bringing these resources back to Earth. With an exponentially rising global population, precious resources are quickly becoming depleted. Luckily, asteroids contain many materials that… View Post

In a Hyper-Sharing World, How Can You Best Protect Your Online Privacy?

It is a strange era to live in. Right now, people share things online more than ever. Posting to social media accounts with the location left on, or photos of children with the school badges… View Post

The Ethical, Psychological, and Social Implications of Mass Surveillance

In 2013, the whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the British spy agency, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), tapped fibre-optic cables for access to our personal communications (including emails, Facebook posts, internet histories, and phone calls),… View Post

Is Social Media Activism Effective?

Social media activism involves using channels such as Twitter and Facebook to promote some sort of positive campaign, whether it relates to equality, human rights, animal rights, environmental protection, or physical and mental health. Such… View Post