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New Scientist, News, Portfolio, Science, Video, Writing

AUGUST ROUND-UP

09.07.09 | 1 Comment

Here’s what I did for New Scientist in the month of August:

Drilling in a Deep-sea Quake Zone:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17552-research-ship-drills-deep-into-ocean-quake-zone.html
(400 words)

Robot Operating System:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327206.300-robots-to-get-their-own-operating-system.html
(900 words +2 min video, collaboration)

This one was well-received online, with link-love from BoingBoing, Crunchgear, Popular Science, and Engadget. The video was a collaboration between me and my friend Jesse Eisenhardt who shot and edited. The music in the video is “Goodnight Mr. Ludd” from my album, “The Ownership Society.”

Pay-per-Email:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17577-payperemail-plan-to-beat-spam-and-help-charity.html
(480 words)

The Smell of Death:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17647-smell-of-death-can-point-to-murder-time.html
(490 words)

The Blob:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17649-muscular-blob-suggest-new-direction-for-tissue-engineering.html
(360 words)

Personalized Rapid Transit:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17689-airport-travellers-get-a-robot-chauffeur.html
(630 words +50 sec video)

Pictures of Pentacene:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17699-microscopes-zoom-in-on-molecules-at-last.html
(600 words)

Formally Verified Kernel:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20327236.400-universal-kernel-code-to-keep-computers-safe.html
(350 words)

Total: 4,210 words, 2 min video (collaboration), 50 sec video

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