Consciousness as computations (introduction)

Fri 10 November 2017

I've met a lovely philosopher recently, and we've been talking about very many things. One thing I would like to convince him of is that the currently known laws of physics don't forbid the implementation of a human mind (e.g. AGI/upload) in a silicon (or other suitable computing material) substrate.[more]

Space Apps Challenge 2017

Fri 28 April 2017

This is my pitch for the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017 in Exeter. Looking at the challenges, I noticed that there were three major aspects of data handling:[more]

DIY Builds

Mon 17 April 2017

I went to a talk a week or so ago, about Why I Make by Ben Everard. This inspired me to share a few things I've made. Firstly, some shelving from PVC pipes and strips of balsa wood I had lying around:[more]

Tiny houses in Bristol

Fri 14 April 2017

A while ago, I attended a hackathon in Bristol at the Knowles West Media Center. Without going into the details of the justifications, they were looking at gaps between houses in which you could fit a tiny house. They were using Adobe Illustrator to comb over Ordinance Survey maps, measuring the gap widths by hand.[more]