Specialist in online culture, technology, cyber-crime
Author of 'The Dark Net' (2014), 'Radicals' (2016) and 'The People vs Tech' (2018).
Presenter and Writer of the podcast 'The Missing Cryptoqueen'
Jamie Bartlett is an Jamie Bartlett a British author and journalist. He is an expert on the ‘dark net’, cryptocurrencies, cyber-security, and data privacy. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the think-tank, Demos. He is the writer and presenter of the popular podcast The Missing Cryptoqueen (2019).
He is also author of The People Vs Tech (2018) about the relationship between technology and democracy, Radicals (2017) about political outsiders and best-selling The Dark Net (2014) about internet subcultures, which has been translated into 13 languages. Jamie also co-authored #intelligence with Sir David Omand, which explores the use of internet intelligence by the security services and the police. His Ted Talk about how dark net technology is changing the nature of cybercrime has been viewed almost 3 million times.
His areas of expertise range from social media monitoring and analytics (including in elections) internet culture and ‘the dark net’, crypto-currencies, surveillance technology, machine learning, automated sentiment analysis, big data, cyber privacy and law, and social media research ethics.
He is also a technology blogger for the Spectator and regularly writes about how the internet is changing politics and society, including for The Sunday Times, the Guardian, Foreign Policy, and The Telegraph. He recently presented a major BBC2 documentary series ‘The Secrets of Silicon Valley’ about technology disruption to economies and politics, and which helped uncover the Cambridge Analytica story.
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