Hot Air

They had left the boy behind long ago. Tatters of sunbleached cloth caught the wind on thin flagpoles but otherwise only their stories remained. The tales of high above. Past the clouds. The boy had begun to gather his own wool from the farmers after the sheep had been sheared and the merchants had taken… Continue reading Hot Air

How To Become Prime Minister

With the Prime Ministership nearly being toppled after a leadership challenge for the fifth term in a row, the Australian people are asking themselves why they can't just assume the office of the Prime Minister themselves? Turns out, you can. Just follow these simple steps.

Creativity in AI

The idea of a creative AI can be inherently terrifying. I recently sat down with a singer/songwriter to discuss just building a dataset to train a machine. Question one: ‘So you’re trying to replace musicians?’ Not quite.  It’s hard to imagine that, in a world where machines understand and can generate music from scratch, people… Continue reading Creativity in AI

5 Ways To Avoid Saying ‘Content’ When You Mean Literally Anything Else

Content has become a widespread term used by everyone who's not really sure exactly what they're going to be asked to make next. It's pretty easy to find a lot of confidence in the vague umbrella of the term but, really, you can only make what you can make. Writing 50, 000 articles isn't suddenly… Continue reading 5 Ways To Avoid Saying ‘Content’ When You Mean Literally Anything Else