Why You Are (Probably) Not Living in a Simulation

I recently watched Devs, a somewhat bleak but stylish, serious and well-researched TV drama written by Alex Garland, which explores a number of philosophical themes close to my heart. The following discussion of it contains some spoilers, so if you…

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Why Robots Will Never Be Conscious

It’s hard to fight tropes. They’re a bit like memes – and if you’ve ever tussled with one of those, then you’ll know what I’m talking about. In sci-fi, perhaps one of the most enduring tropes is that of the sentient…

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Project MUNKi

As you may or may not know, I am also a professional book illustrator, and I am currently working on producing an illustrated edition of MUNKi , which I am cutely entitling “Project MUNKi”. My current plan is to have full-page,…

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Guest Post on Whispering Stories

I have a guest post over on the book review blog, Whispering Stories – “What Venice Can Teach Us About Living Forever”. I actually visited Venice as part of the research for MUNKi, and the piece contains my thoughts on…

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Awesome Gang

I’ve done an author interview on the book review and promotion site, Awesome Gang. Some would say it’s a bit rambly, others that it goes on too long; neither would be wrong.

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