Author: Roger Winterbottom

Despite studying classics at university, Roger has somehow managed to avoid becoming prime minister. Technologist and coder by day, he spends his spare time trying to scrape humour from the political barrel. Or at least he would do if the dog would leave him alone for five minutes.

Johnson the obsessed Dalek

Roger Winterbottom

Roger Winterbottom wonders whether Boris Johnson is an experiment in a new field in robotics and machine learning: Artificial Gormlessness. Can he pass the Turing test and convince us that he’s human?

Operation Close Stable Door

Roger Winterbottom

To demonstrate the urgency of the government action, the new border implementation has even been given its own codename: ‘Operation Close Stable Door And By The Way Has Anyone Seen My Horse, I’m Sure I Left It In Here Somewhere’.