Algorithm

Hi, I’m thinking of starting a new website that’s wholly generated by artificial intelligence. I mean, why pay humans to do it when you can create need stories to fit there’s rules: The X are coming and they’re not like you or me. X activists are demanding new rights. We need to talk about X and how they’ll affect your children. Changing rooms aren’t safe because of X using then. Am I safe to pee when X people are there? X clash with police during ‘peaceful’ protest. Won’t someone stand to for our rights and stop the X taking over our [insert one location from this list: communities, schools, clubs, country]? For X I can drop in gay people, trans […]

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Protection

Hi, One of the things you have to do as blogger, is empty out the spam bin. The refuse and dregs. I’m hoping that the business is all a scam I mean, is there an office someplace in the sketchy part of town? Badly lit and wedged between a takeaway that lives in fear of a health visit, and an unknown shop hidden behind a graffitied cheap steel shutter. Imagine going in and taking a look at the special offers. Hey, look at this. They’re offering to put a million plus emails out… Oh, uh… The small print says that the AI systems will stop most and… Wait is this right? If my message does get through, it might be […]

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Darkly Comic

Hi, If there’s one thing to be said about the Jones Household, it’s the slightly odd sense of humour we all share. I should add this is not in an unwoke, punching down kinda way, but more wry amusement at the failings of ourselves and that of modern life. So it was that a few weekends ago I had somehow thrown my back out. As much as a good walk with the hounds across moor and hill helped somewhat, the obligatory sitting down seemed to be the enemy. I tried the usual techniques of stretching, resting, the universal cure for blokes across the land – ibuprofen, a mug of tea, and rest – but to no avail. Not even my […]

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