Simon Parkin

14 Stories by Simon Parkin

The Man Who Would Sell You Mars

Space is largely unregulated–and one man thinks he's worked out how to claim Mars before anyone else.
7 min read

The Police Are Recruiting Interrogation Bots

The next generation of lie detectors may be chatbots–but there are serious questions regarding the ethical framework underpinning them.
0 7 min read

Batteries Not Excluded

The supercomputer in your pocket and your next car rely on them–so what will we do if we run out of lithium?
0 10 min read

The Brain in the Machine

Reclusive Creatures creator Steve Grand is now building a farm–with animals made of code.
0 9 min read