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Other writing

I don't just write about dust - but also digital culture, technology and futures.

Reported features and essays

Hell's Kitchen. "Imperial Valley cannot be a sacrifice zone for the clean energy revolution." On lithium development at the Salton Sea, California. London Review of Books blog, 2024 

Intelligence is Everywhere. "A new kind of nature writing sees new technologies as one more branch of the teeming tree of life." Cover feature for New Humanist, 2022.

Meet Me In The Metaverse. "As our lives become ever more digital, how do we untangle “real” experiences from virtual ones – and should we?" New Humanist, 2022. 

Tell Me, Do You Intend To Fuck It? An essay on desire, materiality and the iPhone. Dirty Furniture, 2021

Post-Authenticity and the Ironic Truths of Meme Culture - Medium, 2018

My Friend, The Bot. Medium, 2016

Is Fashion Ready for a New Aesthetic? Business of Fashion, 2012

Travel writing

The Ghost Grid of California City - Medium, 2016

Atomic California - Roads & Kingdoms, 2015


Airbnb hasn’t lived up to its utopian claims - Guardian, 2020

The tech giants dominated the decade. But there’s still time to rein them in - Guardian, 2019

  • Discussion on KGO 810 radio (San Francisco) 

Ashes to Ashes - Smith Journal, 2019

Your mobile phone leaks - ICON magazine, 2012

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