Ali Lochhead

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expressive writing
Expressive writing for truama
A beautiful collaborative relationship.
A moving observation of the relationship between Jane and David Cornwall, who wrote as John le Carré, seen through the eyes of their son, Nick.
Cambridge Open Engage...
A new early content platform from Cambridge University Press to help researchers connect and collaborate with their communities and rapidly disseminate early research. It is free to upload and read content.
#stayhome#skillup free tech courses offeres 7000 tech courses, for free, to help us during the lockdown.
£160m emergency fund for artists and the arts....
Arts Council England sets up £160m emergceny fund for individuals and organisations needing financial support during the Covid-19 crisis. Applications being accepted shortly.
National Emergency Library...
1.4m free books in digital format - no waitlist - from the Internet Archive's new National Emergency Library. Also, this article justifies why they've done this and explains how to opt out if you're an author, and you don't like the idea.
Russia's Disinformation War Is Just Getting Started
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report, article on Wired.
Quantum Supremacy?
Google reportedly says it has it...
A New Device Can Hear Your Thoughts
What will the creator do with it?
The man who created the world wide web has some regrets....
Tim Berners-Lee asks us to join him as he develops Solid to reclaim the Web from corporations and return it to its democratic roots....
Kimchi and Chips
Seoul based art studio
Light Barrier Third Edition
Great art intallation from the Kimchi and Chips studio
Light Scale II Exhibit
Wonderful Light Scale II exhibit by Uwe Rieger at Ars Electronica, 2017
Facebook's new AI
open your eyes....
Toba Catastophe Theory
When humanity was nearly wiped out...
WordPress common errors
white screen of death, internal server error message and other common problems and fixes
WordPress Security
protect your site from brute force attacks
WP authentication unique keys
WordPress security - Background on wordpress authentiction unique keys and how to update them
Airbnb disaster response
Activated when there is a crisis or emergency
We're building a dystopia just to make people clic
How we are being manuipulated commercially, socially and politically....
Why the web 3.0 matters and you should know about
how blockchain technology can get us off the dystopian trajectory...
Your facebook data is creepy as hell...
...and why you should take a look....
Making Art Making Money
Interesting thoughts and ideas about selling art
Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane
How your life is going to change in the next 20 years, described by Brett King and Alex Lightman.
Virtual Solar Observatory
Beautiful images from the NASA visualisation software exploring the sun and inner heliosphere
Internet Library
non-profit digital library
Photographer Levon Biss
Government hacking
Are you a target? Everyone is, says Edward Snowden, tweeting this short intro to Government Hacking....
Can we still rely on science done by sexual harassers
Wired considers the wider implications of abuse.
3D printing rockets
3D printing rockets cuts the launch by 90% and a whole rocket could be built in a month. Prototype launch flight set for 2021.
UK spies use social media for mass surveilance
British spy agencies collect intel from potentially millions of social media accounts and sell the information to governments overseas.
Robots get feeling power
Giving robots the ability to feel in 15 different dimensions - and developing a standard measurement for touch
We'll be a billion times smarter by 2045, says Ray
Ray Kurzweil predicts the singularity will occur by 2045 and says we will increase our intelligence a billion fold when we merge with AI...
Neuralink and the brain's magical future
Great long read about Elon Musk's neuralink venture and humanity's rapidly ascending future.
The incredible inventions of intuitive AI
The augmented age is here and it's good news for creatives?
ARS Electronica Fesitval
Festival for Art, Technology and Society in Linz, Austria... over 1000 exhibitors and performers from around the world...this year the theme is AI.
Dr. Joanna J. Bryson
Currently at Bath University, Dr. Bryson's primary research is around using artificial intelligence to understand natural intelligence.
Dr. Sandra Wachter
Dr. Sandra Wachter is a lawyer and Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Ethics and Algorithms at the Oxford Internet Institute
EU General Data Protection Regulation
Described as the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years
EU Civil rules on robotics
Eu Civil rules on robotics
Defining a psychopath
Mindfulness and how narcissism impairs it.
isometricland artwork
3d, fractal graphics
Jiwei Han
Beijing street photographer
Bruce Gilden
3d Printing in Space
3D Printer uses moon dust and recycled plastic bottles to print new parts for spacecraft!
Talking Peace Fesival
Art, comedy, music, pop-up restaurants, peace hackathons..month-long festival by peacebuilding charity, International Alert.
Making humans a multiplanetary species
Elon Musk outlines his plans to take us to Mars
Influential Asian Photographers
20 most influencial Asian photographers (Photography & Visual Arts in Asia)
Two trillion galaxies
New estimates show the universe has two trillion galaxies...
El Ultimo Grito
Design duo Rosario Hurtado and Roberto Feo.
International Alert
Peacebuilding charity.
Can we make quantum technology work?
The IT revolution - How the quantum computer works and what it can do. Leo Kouwenhoven. TEDx Amsterdam
Do we live in a multiverse?
Video from Economist newspaper.
Understanding our brains
A theory about why some people are more creative and have the ability to think metaphorically
Visualising Eleven Dimensions
Thad Roberts on TEDx explaining his theory that space is quantized.
Syria: Who's fighting whom?
Great video from Channel 4 news explaining the complexities underlying the conflict in the region.
Quantum Biology
The rapidly evolving world of quantum biology and why it matters
Animated 4d Hypercube
Animated 4d hypercube,
How far is it from London?
Lovely map of Londoncentricity :-)
Why information can't be the basis of reality
Blog reacting to "The Information" by James Gleick (Pantheon 2011)
Network 7, Channel 4
My first ever television appearance on the oh-so-80's Network 7.
The brain in love...
Romantic love is one of the most powerful and addictive substances on earth and we will die for it, says Dr Helen Fisher PhD in this TED talk, which looks at the neuroscience behind our romantic longings.
String theory explained...
Physicist Brian Greene explains superstring theory in 20 minutes. Seeking a unified answer to the question, "What is it that makes up every particle and force in our universe?" String theory postulates the answer is tiny strands of energy vibrating in ten dimensions of space and one dimension of time. Thus moving us beyond our 3d view and changing our perception of who we are and how our reality works.
Albert Einstein
Documentary with Michio Kaku
Getting Pied
Live broadcast I did as a joke for my colleagues at Sky News...the clowns sent me flowers the next day :-)
Pie Face
Did I deserve a pie in the face? This version was pre-recorded so I knew what was coming...
Italy: The New Domestic Landscape
Pivitol archetictural design exhibition at MoMA 1972
Superstudio Background
Background into Superstudio, radical architectural movement in Italy late 1960s.
Fifty exhibitions in fifty weeks
Superstudio Documentary
Trailer - Superstudio o La Mossa del covallo (2009) - avante garde architectural movement which arose out of Italy in the late 1960s
Refugees Welcome
Berlin based initiative to accomodate refugees
EU Border control agency
Is ManKind?
Airbnb Ad
Hundreds in Hungary 'migrant train' standoff
Channel 5 news. Cameraman: Kris Mesie.
Merkel the bold
The Economist
Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich give a million euros in refugee suppport
Street artist who specialises in recreating classical painting using contemporary models.
Photos from the opening night.
UN Population Report
The growth of our cities
Tim Barber
Network 7
Best bits from N7 including my tv debut!
Quantum Information Theory
Economist review of "Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information" by Vlatko Vedral.