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How can we break the Brexit deadlock? Ask ancient Athens | James Bridle | Opinion | The Guardian

James describes an ancient Greek machine called the kleroterian:

The method of governance embodied in the kleroterion, which dates back to the very establishment of democracy, is called sortition, meaning selection by lot, as opposed to election by vote.

You, A Rocket Scientist? | Fast Company

Nice! A feature on Ariel and her spacehacking ways.

Galaxy Zoo and the new dawn of citizen science | Science | The Observer

A lovely piece of mainstream news reporting on Galaxy Zoo and the other Zooniverse projects, and the broader role of Citizen Science.

They’re Working on Their Own, Just Side by Side - New York Times

Coworking is on the radar of mainstream media. This article even includes a mention of Brighton & Hove's very own The Werks.