Conor Purcell

Conor Purcell

Conor Purcell is a science journalist with a PhD in Earth Science. He is the founding editor of www.wideorbits.com and can be found on twitter @ConorPPurcell, with a collection of his work at cppurcell.tumblr.com.

Conor Purcell is a science journalist with a PhD in Earth Science. He is the founding editor of www.wideorbits.com and can be found on twitter @ConorPPurcell, with a collection of his work at cppurcell.tumblr.com.

  • How to avoid AI dystopia

    Policy expert argues that it’s not the programs that are flawed.

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been lauded as the holy grail of human innovation, a potential solution for human pr...

    September 13, 2018
  • Irish researchers produce 15,000-year wave map

    World-first catalogue provides insight into the deep history of forgotten tsunamis and rogues. Co...

    When reading about maritime history it's always fascinating to imagine the perilous storms and waves which sailors an...

    April 3, 2018

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