Kit Wilson

Kit Wilson is a London-based writer with bylines in the Spectator, Standpoint, CapX, Arc Digital and Areo.

Against the functionalist approach to literature

ChatGTP will change our relationship with writing

Our current ethical guidelines are hopelessly inadequate for a new era of unimaginable technological change

Gal Beckerman’s history of how high-speed communication prevents social change

We are at a crucial moment in the history of artificial intelligence

Human Frontiers is an entertaining, zippy read but it feels one layer down from its ostensible subject: big ideas

The Unbroken Thread is an engaging and entertaining read — but it feels like a project that’s only just beginning

Kit Wilson says the slow atrophy of the English novel is contributing to a decline in empathy and the rise of tribalism, trolling and “stay in your lane” identity politics

The ability to predict musical developments far in advance suggests different expressions of a single underlying logic of tonality