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Guido Campaign Victory: Guardian to Pay Reparations for Links to Slave Trade06:26Following a three year campaign, this week the Guardian finally apologised for its historical links to the slave trade, and announced it would pay £10 million in reparations over the next ten years. Listen to Guido's Editor Paul Staines explain why this matters and tell Jacob Rees Mogg why £10 million isn't nearly enough...See also: Campaign Victory: Guardian Editor Apologises for Founders’ Links to Slavery
Sue Gray Turns Red...07:51This week, Adam and Paul discuss Sue Gray's resignation from the Civil Service, and her appointment as... Keir Starmer's Chief of Staff. Who saw that coming?
We Asked AI Chatbots for Their Take on #PMQs09:08This experiment shows there’s a lot of artificial intelligence in Chatting With Chatbots. All the voices are 100% artificial (the advances in that field are truly astonishing).Even the voice of the presenter – the voice of Simon Carr – is artificially generated.The presenter’s script was written by Carr, with the contributions from the Chatbots – that is, all the Americans – are entirely from the AI programmes that are either ChatGPT or its descendants (yes, it is metastasising).It is a little appreciated fact that Chatbots are still idiotic – however idiotic in a recognisably human way.Will they take over professional jobs? Radio 4 presenters, newscasters, advertising copywriters, energy policy formulators?They’re not there yet – though they’re certainly on the way.
Government Standards: Party Politics, or Real World Issue?14:05This week, Christian and Paul discuss the fallout from Nadhim Zahawi's sacking, Labour's Rosie Duffield problem, and more...Subscribe to Guido Talks on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, aCast, or from wherever you get your podcasts.
Scottish Gender Bill, Home Office Wokery, and Tory Seat Selection Chaos30:53This week, Christian and Paul discuss Scotland's new Gender Reform Bill, leaked Home Office documents, Suella Braverman's fight to find a seat, and more...Subscribe to Guido Talks on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, aCast, or from wherever you get your podcasts.
PMQs: Rishi Slaps Down Starmer's NHS Plans12:57This week, Christian and Paul break down the first PMQs of 2023. As expected, it's all about the NHS...