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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Science & Tech
This will be a memorable plateau in the history of stupid clashes of the internet era
By James Ball
Encryption uses calculations which are easy to perform one-way round but almost impossible to reverse
We should welcome the efforts to test and even to tear down the Imperial model — this is what the scientific process is
Oil trading has become an international game of hot potato, with billion-dollar stakes
We risk being misled by bad data
Facebook has called the Australian media’s bluff
Don’t be deceived by COVID stats — we know a lot less than the numbers suggest
The EU’s muddled approach to encryption
Forget Neil Ferguson’s personal failures — it’s his science that needs scrutiny
The price of oil just hit $0 a barrel. What’s going on?
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.