Issue: June 2009

Deep Thought Over Computers

‘Is it possible that the next generation of computers will solve chess?

Requiem

From Endpoint and other poems

Religion Resurrected

God is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith is Changing the World by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge

Arms and the Man

The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One by David Kilcullen; War Since 1990 and War: A Short History by Jeremy Black

Global Warning

An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming by Nigel Lawson, and Blueprint for a Safer Planet by Nicholas Stern

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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