Welcome to my latest project!

For the last 2 years I’ve been writing a story about a man who writes a story about a man (me) who wants to make Artificial Intelligence laugh.
To do so, I’ll need to bring together 5 different areas: comedy, consciousness, telepathic machines, virtual reality, and of course, artificial intelligence.

Over the course of 12 lectures (and chapters) I’ll explore each one; and postulate how we can create a new test of consciousness for both humans and Ai alike.
I know, writing comedy for self-aware Artificial Intelligence is a niche market right now, seeing as none exist…yet. But with the arrival of telepathic machines within a decade, as 
Peter Gabriel says, “Perhaps we will need to create “swimming lessons” to teach us how to be comfortable being open, honest and exposed—that we can be ready to float and navigate in these waters of visible thought.”
Yes, in an age of telepathic machines with which we can interact mind-to-mind with self-aware Artificial Intelligence, you are going to need a ‘School of Thought’…

As visionary Peter Gabriel says…“the essence of who we are is contained in our thoughts and memories, which are about to be opened like tin cans and poured onto a sleeping world. Inexpensive scanners would enable all of us to display our own thoughts and access those of others who do the same. The consequences and ethics of this have barely been considered.”

Those not comfortable swimming in these transparent waters are not going to flourish. Perhaps we will need to create “swimming lessons” to teach us how to be comfortable being open, honest and exposed—that we can be ready to float and navigate in these waters of visible thought.”

I would go further and say this technology will be the stepping stone into mind to mind communication with Artificial Intelligence too.


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 1)

• What is meta-humour?
• The self-evidence of Wilt
• The A-Team and Battlestar Galactica go meta intertextual
• Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Self Portrait
• Vic Reeves: statistically meta intertextual
• Oasis: Getting the reference
• Miranda Hart: Galloping through the 4th wall
• 0202 2020 is a palindrome
• 0505 2020 is not palindrome
• A future date with both attributes
• Eric Siegel: Meta Palindrome


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 2)

• Please don’t make fun of the disableds
• Immaculate misconception
• ‘Guess’ the word
• Alyssa Milano: Generalisations
• Cleverer and wronger
• Cuntie: it’s just a word


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 3)

• Transcendence: Can you prove you are self-aware?
• Simulation and Multiverse
• Robert Kegan: Meaning Makers
• A new Turing Test
• This is not an Origami Unicorn


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 4)

• Wanderer above the sea of fog and Game of Thrones
• Wanderer above the sea of fog as a model for movie posters
• Wanderer above the sea of fog: Me my selfie and I
• Ted Chippington: long time no sea of fog


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 5)

• Tickle her funny
• We is Genius


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 6)

• Giant Washer
• Memory Clinic
• Smallen


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 7)

• Letter to Stewart Lee
• An echo of familiarity


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 8)

• No doubt equals certainty
• Atariaxia – outside the game
• The 11.11 Awareness Trick


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 9)


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 10)


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 11)

• Frankie Boyle: Encryption theory
• Tiernan Douieb: To table an idea


→ The Crazy/Genius School of Thought (Section 12)



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