Phil Torres

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    Omniviolence Is Coming and the World Isn’t Ready

    Emerging bio-, nano-, and cyber-technologies are enabling criminals to target anyone, anywhere, at scale.

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    Why We Should Think Twice About Colonizing Space

    My conclusion is that in a colonized universe the probability of the annihilation of the human race could actually rise rather than fall.Illustration by David Revoy / Blender Foundation / Wikicommons There are lots of reasons why colonizing space seems compelling. The popular astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson argues that it would stimulate the economy and […]