The Colour of AI

A blog post about the next social revolution, where we reject AI anthropomorphism and attendant narrow-spectrum analysis suggesting we are all simply a wet form of computer, and start to establish what it means to be truly human.


Space, Big Data and Privacy

[As presented today at the Space Serving Humanity seminar, London Institute of Space Policy and Law and the UCL Space Domain] Technology moves very fast, sociology moves relatively slowly, and therefore it takes time to establish which questions are the most important to be answered in this era of change. Big Data and their relationship… Continue reading Space, Big Data and Privacy

Thoughts after the death of Jo Cox

I am 48 years old and one of my parents isĀ German. For those of you who don't really appreciate what that meant for someone growing up in the north of EnglandĀ in the 1970s and 1980s, it meant being at the brunt end of a lot of casual white-on-white racism. I spent my days in infant… Continue reading Thoughts after the death of Jo Cox

A response to Martha Lane Fox

I like technology, I really do. At the age of 7 I was fiddling about with my Petite Junior Typewriter in my bedroom, trying to see how it worked. Then, if we fast forward, I can see myself at the age of about 10, looking at a ZX81 as it came out of its futuristic… Continue reading A response to Martha Lane Fox