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Alex Lamb

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in Oxford, UK, The United Kingdom



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February 2013


Alexander Lamb splits his time between writing science fiction, software engineering, teaching improvised theater, running business communication skills workshops, and conducting complex systems research.

In his day jobs, Alex has worked on a myriad of unrelated software projects, including mobile applications for biologists and publishers, risk analysis software for banks, large-scale simulation of battlefields for the US Army, hyper-optimized software interfaces for major US corporations, and novel machine-learning applications for Silicon Valley start-ups.

He has also held the position of Research Scholar in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dept. at Princeton University, where he worked on computer simulations of complex systems. His r

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Why the world has gone crazy

Do you feel like the world has gone crazy of late? I do. It doesn’t seem that long ago that Western civilization was capable of making relatively rational political decisions that crossed party lines and balanced priorities. Now all of a sudden, we are in a world where people cheer for Donald Trump even as his trade policies destroy their jobs, or cheer for Brexit as it threatens to obliterate the

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Published on February 11, 2019 10:16
Roboteer Nemesis Exodus
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“Sometimes one must become something one fears or loathes in order for the greater self to survive.”
Alex Lamb, Roboteer

“Forgive me if I am not filled with enthusiasm for the new golden age,” he said.”
Alex Lamb, Roboteer

“So, what’s the status?” said Ira as he pulled himself down to his couch.
“Will is turning into a starship,” Hugo replied, clearly only half in jest. “We’re about to watch history in the making.”
Alex Lamb, Roboteer

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