Tom Chatfield, inspirational speaker on the impact of technology on society, discusses what our descendants will deplore about us
It’s the mark of a great thinker if he can confront his readers with a deeply uncomfortable question and still make it fun as well as thought-provoking.
Tom Chatfield is one such man. An inspirational speaker on how technology is transforming society, he asks in his latest feature for bbc.com, “What is it that future generations will consider barbaric about us?” In a series of conversations with a range of thought leaders, some interesting answers come to the fore…
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Dr Tom Chatfield is a British author of six bestselling books, broadcaster and tech philosopher. He has advised many of the world’s leading technology firms, and is currently a Visiting Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute. The latest edition of his book “Netymology: a linguistic celebration of the digital world” was published by Quercus US on 2nd August 2016.
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