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28 Years ago

It was 28 years ago that I wrote that. Tempus fugit. (Thanks to Andrew, who did remember this).

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Hungary inches towards autocracy

It is (once again) illegal to be homeless in Hungary. Source: New York Times 12 Feb 2018.

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What’s on my mind?

This is weird. I had a dream that I was Donald Trump’s speach writer last night. And I was writing his speaches on leaves of iceberg lettuce using a dark blue fountain pen. WTF? More usefully, I woke up around … Continue reading

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So essentially stay at home

Thanks due to Matt Doyle for sign spotting. Do please send any further signs in, especially any related to risk or what might be termed ‘weak signals’.

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Happy Christmas

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Rotten Apple

Switched my computer on, clicked on something I didn’t understand from Apple and found all of my files have vanished. Was then forced to set up an iCloud account against my wishes. Thought I’d get even, but someone had obviously … Continue reading

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He’s not a Professor (he’s just a very naughty boy)

Lovely article here about what I do (or attempt to do). Written by possibly the most interesting person I met this year (I don’t get out that much). She’s called Ephrat and she writes something called Quartz (QZ.com), which slightly … Continue reading

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Mind map

I forgot I did this. Years old.

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Thought for the day

I’ve been re-reading In Our Own Image by George Zarkadakis (about AI). One line has really caught my attention. “It is therefore possible that the biological mechanism of consciousness is not localised in the brain but distributed throughout the body.” … Continue reading

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Hmmmmmmm.

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