Month: September 2005

  • Will We Merge With Machines? – Popular Science

    Will We Merge With Machines? – Popular Science: “Telekinesis Tech • • • 11 – 15 years Researchers at Brown University and Cyberkinetics in Foxborough, Massachusetts, are devising brain implants that will enable us to communicate with machines. A microchip implanted in the motor cortex just beneath your skull will intercept nerve signals and reroute […]

  • When The Weatherbot Says It's Raining…

    It appears as though the arguments of linguists and philosophers are about to be answered, and that our language is to be regulated. I read in New Scientist that weathermen have been roundly condemned. A bit Wittgensteinian, but it appears that they were deriving entirely different conclusions from the same data. Apparently, their language was […]

  • Find the Brownie – Journal

    Find the Brownie – Journal: “Game objective The objective of the game, as defined by NY Times columnist Paul Krugman, is to find an important government job occupied by a person with no apparent qualifications other than strong personal, political, or business ties to a member of the administration. The game was inspired by the […]

  • Hello, I must be going!

    Lawks. My hits have exploded to treble figures. Thank you Kieron! I must take advantage of this historic moment to win readers by posting yet more random shite and half-formed opinion.

  • Cthulhu Round-up.

    A Shoggoth on the Roof “There are some things that man was not meant to adapt to musical theatre, and A Shoggoth on the Roof has long been regarded as a musical that cannot and must not be produced. Since 1979, every attempt to produce this monster of a musical has ended in disaster, horror, […]