Rationality and its discontents
Blunting the spur of the moment
The foolish cult of doing more
The paradoxes of getting back to Nature
Is that Big Data in your pocket, or…?
When should we automate our judgments?
31 January 2008
The BBC documentary on games that I presented in 2004, Trigger Happy: The Invincible Rise of the Video Game, is now online. The image shows your reporter in the universe of ICO. Click to go to Google Video:
Oh that’s great to see again; and it’s every bit as relevent now as it was visionary in 2004. Great stuff!
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Steven Poole writes words for books and newspapers, and music for films. You can send him an email.
Why is everyone so obsessed by food? How did we become a culture of infantile gluttons? This book explains everything.
It's my book about political language in the era of the war on terror, that has its own website. There are a great many words over there.
It's my book about the aesthetics of videogames, and was also a column in Edge magazine, and a BBC TV documentary.