Gen X Killed the Internet: How a Weed-Smoking 17th Century Philosopher Can Bring it Back

Hi folks! Sorry the posts have been a little less frequent lately. Among other things (mostly involving summer), I’ve been writing this three-part post on how the internet has gone to shit and how a long-dead radical philosopher can help fix it. In this first post we head back to 17 century Germany where we... Continue Reading →

The Good Lie

Ever wondered why politicians lie so much? The brutal answer is: We let them. Generation X has been as guilty as any in condoning the “good lie”.

and Fuck A.I. too…

That’s right, fuck artificial intelligence too. (Mum, if I go missing start a revolution and come free me from the Computer Overlord’s human battery pack. Pull out the giant plug. No, the giant one. There’s only one plug, mum. Oh, forget it).

Will We Survive Artificial Intelligence?

That’s right, fuck artificial intelligence too. (Mum, if I go missing start a revolution and come free me from the Computer Overlord’s human battery pack. Pull out the giant plug. No, the giant one. There’s only one plug, mum. Oh, forget it).

Fuck Robots and the Self-Driving Horse They Rode in On

Okay, we got it. The robots are coming and we’re all fucked. Now, can we ease up with the desperate warnings of killer robots rising up to enslave humankind? In this two-part post, we throw a little cold water on the panic merchants, and advocate Douglas Adams’ ever-sage advice: Don’t Panic.

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