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My London

A personal take on the greatest city in the world             

Viagem Brazil,  June 2015

(originally published in Portuguese)

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Dancing against prejudice

‘All those theories about Brazil being a country of mixing, that’s a lie’       

Financial Times magazine,  March 28 2014

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Face to face: Cildo Meireles

The acclaimed Brazilian artist is still defying convention            

Financial Times,  28 March 2014

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Nearly, but not quite

David Baker set off to conquer the Atlas mountains. He almost succeeded

Four Seasons magazine,  Spring 2014

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Life unplugged

Twenty-one days without the internet 

Info Exame Brazil,  March 2014

(originally published in Portuguese)

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Training to be a divemaster

Six years ago, an underwater panic attack ended David Baker’s love affair with diving. Could he really train to be a divemaster?        

Financial Times magazine,  February 28 2014

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Pilotless planes

Why there'll soon be no need for the man at the front               Wired, December 2013 A black and red twin-propped Jetstream 31, registration G-BWWW, sits at BAE Systems' private airfield at Warton, near Preston. It has seen better days: originally used by a Scottish distillery to ferry

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Everything connected

The internet of things promises to transform the world. But are we risking our privacy, security and freedom?     Wired, July 2013 Last year when Sydney-resident Evan Predavec, former MD of Lexis Asia-Pacific, went on holiday to New Zealand, he decided to appoint someone to keep an eye on his house: himself. Using hardware

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Post organic

Leontino Balbo Junior's green farming future

Wired,  August 2013

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The Euro supercar

Rimac's $1m electric car is 50 per cent faster than Tesla's Roadster. But can it overtake its rivals? Wired, April 2013 Croatian entrepreneur Mate Rimac, 25, is sitting behind the wheel of the Rimac Concept_One, a prototype electric sports car he has designed and built -- and with which he hopes to take on

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