Alex Hearn

Articles by Alex Hearn

2 January 2017

Using nuclear power to replace coal-based fossil fuel power plants worldwide by 2100 is within current international technical capabilities.

29 July 2016

Crowdsourcing the environment of Fukushima and beyond

Alex Hearn

In its five years of existence, Safecast has collected 50 million readings as a prominent member of the growing “citizen science” movement that aims to put detection tools in the hands of people outside the government for the purpose of public enlightenment. 

18 July 2016

Artificial intelligence: Can we control it?

Alex Hearn

The Financial Times interviews Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom and surveys the outlook for artificial intelligence