Sitemap - 2023 - The Ruffian

The Battle of Bamber Bridge

The Ruffian's Greatest Hits 2023

Movies as Discourse Generators

Seduced By The Machine

My Year In Reading

Lessons In How Not To Lead

Rattle Bag

The End of History

Thirty-One Insights Into Art, Writing and the Creative Process

The Biden Conundrum

Special Edition: John and Paul

How To Swear At Your Coworkers

How to process news of the Israel-Hamas conflict

On not tolerating intolerance

On Certain Asymmetries

Why you should only trust people with imposter syndrome

What makes the perfect creative brief?

Can we blame Sam Bankman-Fried's parents for Sam Bankman-Fried?

Winners and Losers

The best reason to believe Woody Allen is innocent is the simplest one

Len vs Glenn

The problem with "educate yourself"

Stories are bad for your intelligence


The Social Media Cage Fight

A Brief History of Suburban Creativity

Yog, Andy, and George

Rattle Bag

The Wile E. Coyote Illusion

Threads Isn't Toxic Enough

The Infrastructure of Genius

When will an AI win the Booker?

Rattle Bag

FLASHPOINTS #12: Are machines becoming more intelligent than us - and what does that even mean?

Notes on Succession

A Ruffian Catch-Up

An Amis Reader

The Two Creatures Inside Us

The Happiness Paradox

FLASHPOINTS #11: Why is knife crime rising - and is stop-and-search the solution?

Better Call Geoff

The Case For Centrism

Can You Have a Talent For Talent-Spotting?

Keir Starmer, the Tortoise

FLASHPOINTS #10: A.I. risk for dummies (or, why we should worry less about climate change and more about killer algorithms)

Rattle Bag

Red Carpet Blues

Seven Lessons In Innovation From Dick Fosbury

What machines don't know

Serving Tea To Nazis

The Real Black Mirror

Should We Raise Children To Be Brilliant Or Happy?

Why You Should Disagree With Yourself

Death Of A Slogan

Moral Hygiene

Answer Machines

Puzzles and Mysteries

Living Colour

Mutually Assured Engagement