Ed Venables

Aspiring neurophilosopher. Currently doing EEG research at the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science.

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Mental Time Travel: Is the Plot of Arrival Coherent?
2 years ago
Time travel is a bit of a trope in sci fi. The device has been used in literature since ancient times, with Hindu mythology portraying people going far into the future. This kind of travel isn’t logic...
Reviewing Charlie Brooker’s ‘Black Mirror’, Season 3
2 years ago
When Black Mirror first hit television screens in 2011, it was a quintessentially British creation. Episode 1, The National Anthem, shows an upstanding prime minister blackmailed into live sexual inte...