Month: September 2005

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 […]

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: “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 […]

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.

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, […]

Armed Dolphins Freed By Katrina?: Science Fiction in the News: “Accident investigator Leo Sheridan, 72, said he had received intelligence from sources close to the US government’s marine fisheries service confirming dolphins had escaped. ‘My concern is that they have learnt to shoot at divers in wetsuits who have simulated terrorists in exercises. If divers […]

Which of the following do you feel generally POSITIVE or OPTIMISTIC about at the moment? (Please tick all that apply)Your health – No exercise, fatty food and an environs polluted with fumes and long-term untested electromagnetic emissions of all sorts, spent in an entirely sedentary manner. Doomed.Your relationships with family – tick, though was speaking […]