Ireland is having a referendum on May 22nd. The issue at stake is marriage equality. I was one hundred per cent certain that I was voting Yes. It seemed like such a no-brainer to me. Of course gay people should be allowed to get married. But I must say I have been given pause by the powerful arguments made by this oven glove. I’m in a tizzy now. My whole worldview has been challenged. So much to think about.
Ride were one of my most beloved bands in my long-vanished youth. They’re performing again, which has set my lower lip a-tremble. Here’s a killer version of Seagull.
A lovely video about the upcoming referendum on equal marriage in Ireland.
An old tweet of mine has been quoted in a New Yorker piece on Gerry Adams. Obviously, I am grossly misrepresenting this to everyone as ‘I have been published in The New Yorker‘. You can read the article here. Try to get through the whole thing without blinking, in case you miss my bit.
Here‘s an archive of 600 Philip K. Dick book covers, each weirder than the last. Perfect for all your looking-up-Philip-K.-Dick-book-covers needs.
I’m more or less obsessed with Artificial Intelligence and the idea of a technological singularity. This piece is an excellent (and terrifying) summary of where we’re at it and, if we’re not careful, where we’re going.
I love this so very much. A real-time illustration of the speed of light.