James O’Malley is a freelance journalist and writer who covers technology and politics.
He was previously the editor of Gizmodo UK and has since written for a wide range of outlets including The Spectator, Politico EU, PC Pro Magazine, Wired, The Telegraph, New Statesman, and many others.
James writes the Odds and Ends of History newsletter where he breaks down big ideas and try to explain clearly how we should think about them. He deliberately covers a wide range of topics, ranging from politics, to policy, to explaining why people on Twitter are talking nonsense.
He can mostly be found today endlessly scrolling Twitter, doing his best to ruin everyone’s fun when a misleading tweet goes viral.
This SpaceX rival may finally force the space industry to deal with its junk
Reduce, reuse, recycle — in space.
Where is SpaceX’s Starship?
The seeming hold-up in Starship tests is not all red tape’s fault.
10 years ago, SpaceX debuted its greatest innovation yet — and paved the way for an even bigger one
The private space industry would never be the same again.
Play it cool: This company is building a cryogenic gas station in space
Eta Space is trying to solve one of the biggest problems with space travel. It might just have a solution.
9 years later, Elon Musk’s biggest pipe dream may finally come true
Nine years since he first had the idea, Musk may finally try to build a Hyperloop.
Elon Musk buying Twitter creates a new type of problem for SpaceX and Tesla
Can the richest man on Earth run three billion-dollar companies at once?