A review of Jacob Turner’s new book on regulating AI. Perhaps a little niche for some, but not for a science fiction writer interested in the legal and ethical questions surround new technology!
Originally featured in The Robotics Law Journal. Read More
It's been out for ages, and I read them quite some time ago, but here's my review of the Imperial Radch trilogy, one of my favourite recent works of science fiction. Read More
Returning to the books and films you love is a good thing, while it is also a good thing to read outside your comfort zone. It's all about getting the balance right, which I discuss incoherently as I return to my favourite cyberpunk stories. Read More
Yes I'm on my annual Tolkien reread. Given that The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are all about how the biggest heroes are the smallest and unnoticed people, I thought it only appropriate to rank the little buggers by how badass they are. Because hobbits are badass to the extreme, as we all know. Don't agree with my rankings? Well, you're wrong. Read More
I solemnly swear that I will annoy people, to do Terry proud, who was such an inspiration to me and so many people. Read More