Category Archives: bot

The Truth, Post-Truth & Nothing Like The Truth

I gave this talk at the Devonshire Collective Digital Weekender in Eastbourne on 9th Feb 2018. Covering topics including: algoculture, machine-mediated-reality, AI, bots, deepfakes, george osborne, robert anton wilson, operation mindfuck and newt gingrich Filmed by Anna Winter Digital Weekender, produced by Devonshire Collective Curator/Programmer: Amy Zamarripa Solis & Jon Pratty Part of the Threshold […]

@everybrexitbot

The UK Government’s (lack of) position on the execution of Brexit would be laughable, were it not so crushingly destructive to almost every aspect of life in the UK. The word itself is often prefixed with vague and misleading qualifiers, that only serve to further baffle and confuse observers. ‘Hard Brexit’, ‘Soft Brexit’ or even […]

@thetrumpwatcher

Follow @thetrumpwatcher It hardly needs saying, but we live in strange, unpresidented (sic) times. The President Elect of the United States of America, Donald John Trump, is an extraordinary individual, in every sense of the word. One of his most notable attributes is his addiction to Twitter. Seemingly without thought or consideration, he delivers bite-sized […]

@OvertonBot

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 pic.twitter.com/FeXzCHI1Aa — overton window (@overtonbot) November 1, 2016 The Overton window, also known as the window of discourse, is the range of ideas the public will accept. The ‘fitness’ of a political idea is dependent on the mood of the population. However, political ideas are rarely presented in an unbiased manner. […]

@everytrumpette

Watching the Trump campaign from the UK, I have been struck by the images of Trump supporters, people who will queue in the baking sun for hours to take part in the horrorshow of a Trump rally. Trump voter 2,738,251 pic.twitter.com/5iDlXbaTt0 — Every Trump-ette (@everytrumpette) September 26, 2016 I am fascinated and terrified by these […]