The Culture is a fictional interstellar post-scarcity civilisation or society created by the Scottish writer Iain M. Banks and features in a number of his space opera novels and works of short fiction, collectively called the Culture series. In the series, the Culture is composed primarily of sentient beings of the pan-human variety, artificially intelligent sentient machines, and a small number of other sentient "alien" life forms. Machine intelligences range from human-equivalent drones to hyper-intelligent Minds. The Culture's economy is maintained automatically by its non-sentient machines, with high-level work entrusted to the Minds' subroutines, which allows its humanoid and drone
Ioan Lloyd (born 5 April 2001) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays for href="posts/Vinyl-cation.php" >Bristol Bears. His usual position is fly-half. He made his first appearance against Bath in the first game of the 2019-2020 season and scored two tries in his first two performances.He has played international rugby, >representing Wales U18 at the 2019 Six Nations Festival.