Should we have a state owned cloud computing provider?

I recently wrote an article for New Socialist on the possibility of a publicly owned cloud computing platform. Some of my reasons for suggesting this are: It can democratise the infrastructure of the internet, taking it out of the hands of Amazon and Microsoft. It can create opportunities for people…

Science should start taking orgasm seriously

UPDATE! An edited version of this blog has been published on The Guardian's website A few months ago, I got interested in the science of orgasm and anorgasmia (difficulty or inability to orgasm). I even thought of it as a potential focus for my DPhil. Unfortunately that hasn't come to…