Kit Wilson

Who’s afraid of organoid intelligence?

5 March 2023 6:00 pm

For fans of bioethical nightmares, it’s been a real stonker of a month. First, we had the suggestion that we use comatose…

2022 and the Revenge of the Real 

11 December 2022 9:27 pm

Do you get that alarming feeling, right now, that everything is suddenly, rapidly, falling apart? At the same time, does…

The Wellcome Collection’s war on itself

29 November 2022 12:25 am

If you, like me, have an unhealthy taste for depressing news, then you’ll have already heard about the Wellcome Collection’s…

The apocalypse complex

25 September 2022 4:00 pm

Just in case there’s an apocalypse, the super-rich are buying bunkers. Big bunkers. Bunkers with swimming pools, indoor gardens, cinemas,…

Cracking consciousness: how do our minds really work?

15 May 2022 5:27 pm

With scientists mapping our neurons in ever greater detail, and programmers creating ever more humanlike artificial intelligence, the gap between…

Will our future lives be like a video game?

22 January 2022 6:00 pm

A few years ago, the software company Owlchemy Labs released a computer game called Job Simulator. Its premise was simple.…

Are we ready for the metaverse?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Prepare for the ‘metaverse’

We need to talk about transhumanism

10 October 2021 12:59 pm

This weekend, hundreds of people from across the globe will gather in Madrid to discuss how to turn themselves into…

BBC sports coverage is becoming unwatchable

3 October 2020 9:00 am

BBC sports coverage is becoming unwatchable

When did ambition become a dirty word in Bristol?

29 November 2014 9:00 am

A city with a chip on its shoulder