I know! How amazing is this!

Well, there goes another week. It’s a touch absurd really. No matter how much you try to get things done beforehand, the weekend creeps on. All inexorable like. Whatever.

There’s a lot of stuff following this bit of drivel: a whole panoply of interesting and boring, of fantastical and mundane. And maybe there will be a magic show afterwards to which all these fancy words actually apply. Maths, pachyderms, holes, statues, cakes, racing, slavery, medicine, movies, fools, installations, foretellings, advice, communications, automatons, questions, developers, and extra-terrestrial life — it’s all in here, so dive in and eat up:

The players are you, and the capitalist fat cat

Once again, the date this was supposed to be posted has passed; the days slip away as we draw into a beautiful, and hot, Summer.

Lots of things happened over the weekend, Doctor Who being one of the biggest in some places and circles. Anywa, into it today with all sorts of things: time pieces that don’t tell the time, ways to escape working, surveillance in the city, cities on water, the rise of artificial intelligence, autonomous robots with guns, phones [and] sex, tiny computers, virtual money, and the Addams Family! Just jump in and start reading: