Tim Maughan

tech-internet

Could We Blow Up the Internet?

Is it possible to take down the internet by physically attacking its infrastructure?
Tim Maughan
4.4.19
Terraform

No Redemption

An exclusive excerpt from Infinite Detail, the debut novel by Tim Maughan
Tim Maughan
2.28.19
Terraform

Be Good for Goodness’ Sake

In a not-too-distant Christmas, Amazon's child-friendly surveillance elves will motivate your kid to be nice not naughty with the promise of nonstop streaming content and elfcoins.
Tim Maughan
12.23.18
Terraform

Last Christmas

Waking in a new, clearer winter wonderland.
Tim Maughan
12.21.17
Terraform

​Flyover Country

Welcome to a future where undocumented migrants are penalized, prisons merge with labor camps, and iPhones are made in America.
Tim Maughan
11.25.16
Features

Why We Can't Resist Volcanoes, According to Werner Herzog's Volcanologist

The volcano scientist behind (and front and center of) Herzog’s new documentary on how science mixes with magic, and the beautiful danger of volcanoes.
Tim Maughan
10.28.16
Art

Your Coffee Table Needs This Lavish Collection of Retro UFO Pulp Fiction Art

Speculative fiction writer Jack Womack's new book 'Flying Saucers Are Real!' is a window into the paranoid American psyche.
Tim Maughan
8.10.16
Culture

The Future Is ​Genetically Modified Facebook Profiles

At least, according to filmmaker Alexey Marfin, the brains behind the sharply poignant and delightfully dystopian 'Blue-Eyed Me.'
Tim Maughan
1.26.16
Terraform

Dialed Up

The future of work is frantically cycling through a cornucopia of performance-enhancing drugs at will.
Tim Maughan
11.25.15
earth

The Inevitable Rise of the Internet of Shipping Containers

​Is this the dawn of the smart shipping container?
Tim Maughan
9.24.15
All Fronts

China's Drone Army Is Beginning to Look a Lot Like the US's

Is China inheriting the US's drone wars? It certainly seems so.
Tim Maughan
9.17.15
Features

The Changing Face of Shenzhen, the World's Gadget Factory

Inside the megacity where 90 percent of the world's gadgets are made.
Tim Maughan
8.19.15
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