The Ascender story: “The Race to Quantum”, November 2013

My first feature story for recently launched digital magazine, The Ascender, looking at the quest to build the world’s first quantum computer. Quantum computers are machines of almost unimaginable power, promising to solve in hours what might take a traditional computer years. This was the hardest feature I’ve worked on in my career thus far, […]

TheVine story: “Numbers Game: Will Predictive Analytics Decide September’s Federal Election?” June 2013

The biggest feature I’ve worked on to date — a TheVine story looking at how Barack Obama’s predictive analytics techniques might be applied to the upcoming Australian federal election. Excerpt below. A week after November’s United States presidential election and Nate Silver was everywhere. Already an established member of the American political commentariat via his […]