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Dr Laura James's writings

Like a commonplace book.

  • By Laura James
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly three posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2020 2
2021 15
2022 8
2023 1
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Notes: grey goo, permanence or otherwise, perspectives on Ross Anderson
The metaphors we use change how we think about things. Benjamin Santos Genta writes for Aeon about this, and in particular how many of our metaphors relate to war. Might an argument be better as …
On , by Laura James, 1,233 words
Notes: trust and cultural angles on AI; internet stuff; climate response
Thanks Luis Villa for this write up of the current Vizio case (GPL enforcement). The head of the National Audit Office, Gareth Davies, gave a thoughtful speech to Parliament on why good governance matters, especially …
On , by Laura James, 2,916 words
A climate unconference report
The wise Alex Deschamps-Sonsino organised a climate unconference to coincide with COP28. It was a lovely thought-provoking event with a lot of rich conversations, of which more below.What with this, and Barcamp London a couple …
On , by Laura James, 2,204 words