Dinosaur economics, wave physics & saucepans: the cognition of employment

Next week I’m delighted to be talking at Huckletree, London to the members of KindredHQ – a collective of freelancers, contractors and self-employed people who, like me, don’t have a traditional “job”. We are the self-employed. But how can you give yourself a job? Jobs don’t work like that, do they? You get one, you don’t invent one. But we …

Quantum gravity discovery: explains a lot about our brains (as well as the universe)

  Yesterday, the news channels all over the world were filled with something. A story of wonder. A story of profound importance to our understanding of the basic nature of the cosmos, perhaps of reality itself. Scientists announced that they had observed data that appears to prove the (previously theoretical) concept of “cosmic inflation”. It is, even given my extremely …