Note: This review is of both “Vellum” and “Ink”, books one and two of the Book of All Hours respectively. However, I only had time to reread Vellum in…
A little while ago via this blog, I released a survey in which I asked people to answer some questions relating to dark secrets and their experience of…
My musical request is to ask- are any of my Substack followers musically trained and interested in collaborating on a musical project? I want to work on…
Conservatives and children 1- I cannot prove this, but I strongly suspect conservatives view having children as a way to cheat death, much more so than…
Hi all As I previously flagged in a post, I am running a survey about dark secrets. The survey is now out, and you can find it here. Be warned, parts of…
I ran a poll on Twitter, asking people whether they had any “skeletons in their closet” that could ruin their reputation if they came out. 33% of people…
I wrote an article a couple of days ago tracing out the implications of medium term AI. One of my predictions was that we’re going to be inundated with…
We need to start treating AI development, and its potential impact on the possibility of a humane world, as seriously as we treat climate change. I’m…
Hot takes, hot takes, get em' like hot cakes
Maybe it’s my imagination, but if the two basic pitches for a non-fiction bit of media are “I have a different experience” and “I have a novel idea”, it…
Hey, I guess this is a pop culture blog now
The title is a lie, I’m not going to tell you the big problem with the left- not exactly, or at least not in a particularly useful way. Wishing people…