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Pastiche Provocations

Elections (Accuracy and Good Order) Bill

Contents Controls on Social Media During Elections A BILL to Ensure that disinformation and deliberate attempts to subvert the democratic process at election time are not further enabled by social media networks. BE IT ENACTED by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, […]

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Provocations

Things Fall Apart

Today a Civil Servant resigned. That happens. It’s not unusual. I myself quit 2 years ago to save my sanity in the face of unsustainable cognitive dissonance. But it is unusual when a Civil Servant resigns stating, This raises some deep questions about the state of Civil Society in the UK. You can think of […]

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Gaming

The Price of Survival

I have spent a lot of this weekend playing Destiny1. In Destiny your character is one of the last defenders of humanity in the face of monstrous alien enemies. You do not fight alone, as well as the human defenders there are the Warminds. The Warminds are AIs, built by humanity and then self-evolving to […]