CULTURE

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Graphene: The marvel material

Vision, April 2016 Imagine a material 200 times stronger than steel, but incredibly flexible and one million times thinner than a human hair. A material that could charge…

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The rise of AI… and EI

Vision, February 2016 What happens if the machines we spend billions of dollars creating and refining actually develop sentient qualities? What kind of world would we live in?…

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DXB Ryder

Vision, January 2015 Walk into Dubai’s Cafe Rider, and it’s almost impossible not to start humming Born To Be Wild. Steppenwolf’s ode to counter-culture is shot through everything…

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Google Street View Comes to Dubai

Vision, May 2014 Dubai is naturally famous for its high-performance cars – particularly when they’re being driven by the police. But turning heads on Sheikh Zayed Road in…

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Dubai Food Festival

Vision, February 2014 The capital of England boasts Taste of London, while San Francisco is the place to go for the best street food festival. In Australasia, Melbourne’s…

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Orientalism foundation for co-operation

Copy: The National, November 2012 >> The common criticism of Orientalism is that it’s an embarrassing, demeaning colonialist view of “the east”, with all its exotic, romanticised connotations….

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THUNDER ROAD TO EDINBURGH

Copy: The National, August 2012 >>I hadn’t been back to the Edinburgh Festival since the days of covering it for Metro. What had changed? Well, The Assembly Rooms…