And now this
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The pot-boy’s story
Mar 9, 2022
My father never liked small cars.
Prisoners of our own device
Feb 3, 2022
You can check-out any time you like, but you can never leave.
How green is my valley
Feb 3, 2022
Why this is Wales; nor am I out of it.
The ghost in the shell
Jan 27, 2022
How to free Britain from anonymous shell companies
Policing protests in Glasgow
Nov 9, 2021
I volunteered in Glasgow as a LegaL Observer at the COP26 demonstrations and protests, and was joined on the street by MSPs Monica Lennon and Paul McLennan, who invited me to report on the policing.
Why don’t we do it in the road?
Oct 31, 2021
We party in the street from time to time and help each other where we can. But we are not the first to do it.
The democracy of narcissism
Oct 24, 2021
The Sixties heralded a new era: the personal became political. Or, Andrew Marr argues, it just suited a new economic system: politics was replaced by shopping.
The rest is silence
Sep 1, 2021
Breaking the silence around tacit programming
Bergh Apton revisited
Jul 25, 2021
Return to a country house
What makes a language flourish?
Jun 7, 2021
What makes certain programming languages flourish while others languish? What have natural languages to teach us in this?
A duty of care
Jun 1, 2021
What might fairly be described as the greatest inter-generational injustice ever inflicted by one generation of humans upon the next.
May 16, 2021
Swedes know things. About economics.
Learning vector programming
May 15, 2021
In learning q most of us have to drop the habit of edging into a solution with loops and think instead in vector operations. The transition can be both awkward and exhilarating.
May 12, 2021
I come late to Heaney. The pleasure is all the sharper.
The Post Office scandal
May 11, 2021
The managers who prosecuted hundreds of sub-postmasters to conceal faults in the Post Office’s accounting systems must be charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
A plea for simplicity
May 8, 2021
With respect sir, I think you will find that it does have a use, and it will fucking bang things.
BoJo the clown
May 7, 2021
Is the prime minister Britain’s best clown ever?
Days are of two kinds
May 6, 2021
Days are of two kinds, alike and not
May 3, 2021
Some people grasp early in life that the world is not divided into saints and monsters. For the rest of us, there is Trollope. I wish I had read him earlier.
What we saw in Roswell
May 2, 2021
The smart money is that we are not alone. That will change the way we see ourselves. Forever.