Smartphone Misuse, Gravity and Eye Placement

There’s a thing that people do with their Smartphones that really irritates me, and when I witness this ‘misuse’ occurring, I always have a good moan saying “why are you doing it like that?”. The usual reply is “Why, what’s wrong?”. And that got me thinking; why do I think what they’re doing is wrong?

You’ll notice I’ve not revealed what it is that irritates me so much, ┬áthat’s because I’m hoping you’ll guess as I write … Continue reading →

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‘Ladies’, the thing you’ve always wished for, has just become a reality!

Maybe I’ve come late to this, because I don’t often watch commercial TV, and when I do I’ll record it, in order to skip those irritating, mind-numbing ads. However, recently I was watching a recording (probably ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ or maybe ‘Loaded’, both in C4), and decided to do the traditional thing of making a drink whilst the ads played. Continue reading →

AI Singularity? Never Going to Happen

Artificial intelligence singularity, ‘singularity’ presumably borrowed from cosmology, is the inevitable point at which artificial intelligence (AI) becomes equivalent to, and then goes on to surpass, human intelligence (HI). Most scientists and technology experts seem to have little doubt that this will happen soon, most likely in the next 50 to 100 years or so. They’re wrong. Continue reading →

Disgusting Pepsi, Don’t Drink It.

I saw a report on this new Pepsi advert, the one where a model, who I’ve never heard of, is distracted during a shoot, by a large group of protesters. The report suggested people were upset with the model’s participation in this disgusting commercial, but what should be bothering people is – how the fuck did this advert ever get made! Continue reading →

How to Run a Successful Nation State

I have a fantastic idea

Obviously, in order to run a successful nation state, you need the right people in place to make the important decisions that affect all our lives. Of course most of the time this starts with some form of national government; democratically elected politicians we put in place to make decisions about law, health, education, foreign policy, tax rates, state spending, welfare, etc. Continue reading →