Category: News

  • My First Theremin Track

    I was off sick recently, so I decided to play around the amazing online theremin at Femur Design. My amateurish layering of tracks in Audacity produced this:

  • Brompton Rhodes in “(Double) Deal of the Century” – Coming Soon!

  • Eschatology for Beginners – My New Column…

    I have a new column at the website, entitled “Eschatology for Beginners”. Read it now! It’s not every day you get a visit from a UN inspector. Just ask Saddam Hussein. Oh, no, wait. Better yet, ask Assad; I’m sure he’s got a few more weeks left before he’s bombed out of his […]

  • How Democracy Works…

    Law gone against you? Never mind. Just write new laws! DWP seeks law change to avoid benefit repayments after Poundland ruling The Department for Work and Pensions has introduced emergency legislation to reverse the outcome of a court of appeal decision and “protect the national economy” from a £130m payout to jobseekers deemed to have been […]

  • Novel Update – Feb 2013

    7,652 words. Many, many more to go…

  • I think the phrase is “Holy shit.”

    Brains of rats connected allowing them to share information via internet Rats thousands of miles apart collaborate on simple tasks via the internet using ‘brain-to-brain interfaces’ Scientists have connected the brains of a pair of animals and allowed them to share sensory information in a major step towards what the researchers call the world’s first “organic […]

  • Iain Duncan Smith continues to cover himself in shite…

    This spectacular interview on LBC between James O’Brien and IDS on the subject of workfare and today’s employment figures is worthy of its own post. Cheer yourself up for fifteen minutes and listen to a man who clearly loves the sound of his own voice, if not the truth… Iain Duncan-Smith was involved in an […]

  • Daily Mail News Round-Up

    Today’s important stories, brought to you by that bastion of quality journalism, the Daily Mail! First up, Brooker was right! ‘When your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting’: Controversial app that updates your Twitter feed from beyond the grave Next up, a square gets his head expanded: I tried to leap out of the window […]

  • News Round-Up…

    That prick Duncan Smith continues to talk rubbish… Duncan Smith: Shelf-stacking is more important than geology The work and pensions secretary has criticised people “who think they’re too good” to stack supermarket shelves on back-to-work government schemes. On the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Iain Duncan Smith suggested that many “smart people” overlooked the importance of […]