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Mike Hodgkinson
Mike Hodgkinson
Mike Hodgkinson is a freelance writer and editor based on the west coast of the US. Since his first assignment at the Cannes Film Festival in 1989, he has covered technology, culture, sports and more for newspapers and magazines including The Independent, the Los Angeles Times, Esquire, The Guardian and The Times of London.

From pop music to painting, the rapid rise of artificial intanelligence and machine learning is transforming the way people create. But that’s not necessarily a good thing.

Oracle of 1960s counterculture, the Canadian professor and philosopher predicted the dysfunction of modern-day media and how mankind would be consumed by our digital landscapes.

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As the battle against Covid-19 intensifies, one scientist calls CRISPR ‘our power pellet to help us fight this horrible virus’. It has the potential to end disease and drastically improve lives, but with it comes the spectre of bioengineered abomination.

In 1990, restaurateur Monique Siu – whose father’s family came from Guangdong and whose mother was German-Danish – opened Zefiro, with a game-changing menu of local, seasonal food.

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