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Pleasure and Pain – on machine feelings and the future of the human race

Prompted by a Twitter discussion, I thought I would write an article on my thoughts on the future of machine intelligence and Artificial Emotional Intelligence (AEI). Granted, I’m not a scientist working in the field of advanced cybernetics or neural networking, but I have been given a vivid imagination and a sense of curiosity (ironically, […]

New science fiction book extract and news

I have finished editing my book (ADA KING) and I’ve even sent a sample off to an agent! Now, feeling like a teenager waiting for a boy to call, each email a source of dread and excitement all at once. Acceptance or rejection, one or zero, all or nothing. It’s a very digital experience but […]

Goldilocks planets – where would you like to live?

Recent article in the BBC Science section has mentioned that there are now over a thousand objects detected in our galaxy that you could call “planets”. Of these about twelve have been classified as potentially in the “Goldilocks” zone, that is neither too hot nor too cold. Places we might be able to live one […]