John Cornwell
Visiting Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge

John Cornwell is director of the Science & Human Dimension Project at Jesus College, Cambridge. His writing has been published in the Sunday Times Magazine, New Scientist and Nature, among others, and he is the author of more than 20 books, the latest of which is The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession (2014).

Written by John Cornwell

Asterion the Minotaur prowls the streets of Toulouse in the show ‘Le Gardien du Temple’ by La Machine street theatre company, France, 4 November 2018. Photo by Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Future of technology

When we pit ourselves against machines, the game can only end in tears. It is in our gift to imagine another way

John Cornwell