Jack Caulfield
‘How we look at the present determines what we will see in the future’

Jack Caulfield

Contributing Writer

Jack recently graduated from the University of Amsterdam, where he studied Comparative Literature. He is particularly interested in the way people, systems and languages interact. How do we construct nature? How do virtual worlds become real? How do we translate our understanding of the past and present into a positive vision of the future? At NNN, Jack concerns himself with these and other questions.


Posts by Jack Caulfield

Society of Simulations 

Gamers are the new athletes: Sports in video games from Pong to VR

Sports have always had an important place in human societies, providing entertainment, exercise, and a demonstration of the exceptional things the human body can achieve. But in a world of increasingly blurred lines between physical and virtual activities, what new forms of athletics are coming into existence? Let’s look at the games turning sports digital.

Anthropocene 

Struck by lightning: Shipping emissions double frequency of lightning storms

They say lightning never strikes twice, but it appears to be striking a lot more often in some areas of ocean than others. New research published in Geophysical Research Letters has uncovered a surprising cause for the areas of high lightning activity: diesel emissions from cargo ships.


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