Category Archives: video

Glitch News Network

Here’s the news in 2000ms. This bot scrapes various online news sources for images of the latest stories. These are then glitched and mashed into a video which lasts less 2 seconds. After all, who has time to keep up with current affairs? Glitch News Network report: 2016-03-02 17:02:03 pic.twitter.com/m2VxGcWVBx — Glitch News Network (@glitchnn) […]

What is it like to be a Bot?

My keynote at #pydataLondon from earlier this year has made it online: What do we mean by intelligence? How do the limitations of language leave us floundering with regards to discussing our relationship with ‘algorithms’ and emerging machine intelligence? I argue that the limitations in the discourse surrounding AI are remarkably similar to the problems […]

Emojfication

The emoticon has become ubiquitous in informal text-based communications. The necessity to modify the meaning of potentially ambiguous sentences with the use of pictographic shorthand has a long history, but really came into it’s own with the democratisation of publishing which came with the advent of the internet. They are a visual shorthand which saves […]

Silicon Beach 2014

Here I am talking about Guerrilla Epistemology at Silicon Beach earlier this year. Shardcore sharing at Silicon Beach 2014 from Wise Old Uncle on Vimeo.