Space Exploration, Space Race, Outer Space Treaty, Moon Treaty

A piece on space exploration, the space race, Outer Space Treaty, Moon Treaty, Cosmo-Skymed, Copernicus space system, Orion space programme:  

Interrogation Techniques, Brain Washing, Torture

A piece on interrogation techniques, brain washing, torture, CIA, Army Field Manual, Guantanamo Bay:  

Life Extension, Cryonics, SENS, Life Expectancy

A piece on life extension, Ayurveda, life expectancy, cryonics, ageing, longevity, SENS:  

Mind Uploading, Brain Simulation, Blue Brain Project, Transhumanism

A piece on mind uploading, brain simulation, Blue Brain Project, Thomas Nagel, transhumanism, IBM, philosophy of mind, strong AI:

Translations of Italian Poetry

A small archive of translations of Italian poetry, including Pasolini, Ungaretti, Saba, Carducci, G. Rossetti, Cavalcanti, Corazzini, Pascoli: Previously published in Modern Poetry in Translation and Acumen.  

Poem: From the Notebooks of Poet J XIX – XXII

  XIX. TRUST ME   I sat for hours creating a poem in my head It was so complete, so perfect that I didn’t need to write it down     XX.        MULTI-PURPOSE POEM [Written in black marker pen on a kitchen sponge]   When a sad poem is required, immerse in water, read and… Continue reading Poem: From the Notebooks of Poet J XIX – XXII

Poem: From the Notebooks of Poet J XV – XVIII

  XV.       CLOSE-UP   A plain black page might say nothing, or it might be a close-up of a fraction of the first letter of the book that tells you everything     XVI.   FOCAL POINT [Written on the middle pages of a blank exercise book] How small the things that occupy us    … Continue reading Poem: From the Notebooks of Poet J XV – XVIII