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A Holiday In Dystopia · 1d ago

Space: NASA AI Finds Eighth Planet Lurking In Kepler System

Machines find worlds in star dataArtificial intelligence looks set to play an important role in the discovery of planets beyond our solar system, writes Mark Cantrell, after NASA scientists ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1W ago

History: Making Music Like An Ancient Egyptian

Tuning-in to ancient artefacts Archaeologists and historians are hoping to gain a fresh insight into ancient Roman and Egyptian societies, writes Mark Cantrell – by studying the mundane obje...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2W ago

Culture: Manchester Becomes A Lit City

There's a million stories out there in the lit city MANCHESTER joined a global club of book-loving cities this month when it was announced it has become a UNESCO City of Literature, writes M...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 4W ago

News: Big Issue Founder Applauds Money House Expansion

Teaching fledgling tenants to manage their nest egg Big Issue founder John Bird has backed a scheme to help tackle homelessness by teaching vulnerable young Londoners to better manage their ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

News: In Revelation Space Nobody Can Hear You Dream

Science fiction authors take literary festival to Mars and beyond Best-selling authors Philip Reeve and Alastair Reynolds are headline guests at the Literary Leicester festival later this mo...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

Technology: Do Not Let The Web Bugs Bite

Cyber crooks know where you live…The Internet of Things is bringing the digital revolution home thanks to an array of ‘smart’ creature comforts that are changing the way we live, but if we c...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

Blog: Citizen Zero Origins

Back to where it all began Mark Cantrell offers some reminiscences on the birth of his novel, Citizen Zero, released back in August by Inspired Quill. One journey ends, another begins… TIME ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Society: Will Government race audit spark a bonfire of injustices?

Making a dash for a more equal society The Government’s new ‘dashboard’ for monitoring race disparity in Britain isn’t much of a challenge to society unless ministers act on the findings too...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Book Review: Evicted by Matthew Desmond

Eviction has become a way of life in America’s private rented housing market It's easy to blame the poor for their plight, writes Mark Cantrell, but it blinds us to the cruel truth revealed ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Blog: Trapped In A Glass Box With No Dial Tone

BT phones home When Mark Cantrell learned that BT is planning to scrap half of its national network of public telephone boxes, it brought back memories of the time he found himself stuck in ...