The Global Research Institute of Technology and Innovation (GRITI)

The Global Research Institute of Technology and Innovation (GRITI) features in the short story “Le Rayon Citron” (The Lemon Ray).  A story written under the pen name of Victor-Pierre Kierkeheuval.

The key characters and events of Le Rayon Citron include:-

Dr. Amelianaki Reed – the scientist who discovers Le Rayon Citron

Pinnacliki – her AI Assistant

Global Research Institute of Technology and Innovation (GRITI) – their place of work.

The Sage of Chroma – a mentor to Amelianiki

The Festival of Chromatic Revelation – a festival based around colours and the chroma.

The Guardians of Artificial Purity  – a group dedicated to preserving the status quo, to ensure that artificial intelligence remained in control, unchallenged by the unpredictable and volatile human spirit.

Stegofuscata Negative Zero – An enigmatic individual associated with a hidden repository of knowledge, known as “The Spectrumal Archivestum,”

Global Harmony Symposium – a gathering of world leaders, scientists, artists, and thinkers

The short story is available (as at 7th August 2023) via:-


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