Articles by Connor McGuigan

4 articles found.

Intimate Strangers

Growing up on Internet forums

Science & Technology, Nov 14 2014

by Connor McGuigan

This is the most famous post in the history of Internet forums. On July 14 2004, a user registered as “lonely” …

A History of Violence

Science & Technology, Sep 19 2014

by Connor McGuigan

The Australian shark cull and the plight of apex predators “As long as Homo sapiens has been sapient... alpha predators have …

Start Up Your Week

News, Apr 11 2014

by Sebastian Clark, Connor McGuigan & Alex Sammon

Late April means one thing: startup season. As DisruptNY, the East Coast’s most prestigious startup showcase, approaches, the excitement is palpable. …

Six Feet Underwater

Biological immortality in three easy steps

Science & Technology, Feb 14 2014

by Connor McGuigan

16th Century explorer Juan Ponce de Leon searched for the Fountain of Youth in the place where, today, people go to …