The owner of Hawkes Ocean Technologies, upon unveiling the company’s latest two-man deep-sea submersible vehicle, reflects on how they might become an ambassador of the oceans:

“We want to send [down] poets and writers,” said Graham Hawkes, before being asked if he personally liked [poetry][1]. “No, I don’t—I’m an engineer. [But] we’ve got to stop sending [only] engineers down there.”