Find out more about my consensus-based technology at Crowd Wisdom Project

Find out more about my consensus-based technology at Crowd Wisdom Project


Becoming Human 2

A few months ago I spent the day filming with a TV crew working for the Singapore-based Channel News Asia, for their show Becoming Human 2, all about AI [...]

Becoming Human 22024-06-07T17:28:27+01:00

Don’t Envy George Clooney

If you look up the dictionary definition of the word “debonair” it says: “See George Clooney”.  Ok, it doesn’t say that, but I’m sure we can agree that Clooney epitomises [...]

Don’t Envy George Clooney2024-06-01T22:28:25+01:00

Vote Conservative?

Imagine that you require some serious non-standard surgery of the general anaesthetic-requiring type. Imagine that two surgeons visit your hospital bed vying for the right to perform this procedure of [...]

Vote Conservative?2024-05-25T14:39:34+01:00

Unleashing Infinite Political Potential With AI

Since standing as the first AI-powered candidate in an election in July 2023, I have spoken to dozens of fascinating people all around the world who want to upgrade [...]

Unleashing Infinite Political Potential With AI2024-05-25T18:59:26+01:00

It’s the weather, stupid

In the winter of 2012, in Bilton, Harrogate where I lived, the sitting Conservative Councillor resigned. Naturally, this triggered a by-election just before Christmas, on 13 December. Nobody, but nobody, [...]

It’s the weather, stupid2024-05-23T22:38:37+01:00

Suspending Judgement

I don’t fully know what is going on inside my head and I certainly don’t know what’s going on in my subconscious. And I don’t fully know what’s going in [...]

Suspending Judgement2024-04-28T18:31:11+01:00

Talking To Tech Titans

I’m typing in a bed, at 39,000ft, on my way to San Francisco, invited and sponsored by a tech behemoth. This is my first taste of business class travel, something [...]

Talking To Tech Titans2024-04-24T21:57:41+01:00

In the BBC News, and other outlets

On Good Friday, the BBC News website published an article “Could artificial intelligence benefit democracy?” which featured my failed bid to become the MP of Selby and Ainsty, and [...]

In the BBC News, and other outlets2024-03-30T14:41:26+00:00

Some Thoughts On Racism

(Caution: the following words are written by a rusty lawyer. On the specific legal issues, the views of a smarter and more up to date lawyer are demanded. I [...]

Some Thoughts On Racism2024-02-26T23:18:52+00:00

A True Friend?

On my first day at university, I met a fellow northerner, who I shall refer to as “S”. S and I were both obsessed with football. He lived on the [...]

A True Friend?2024-02-14T20:00:27+00:00
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