Tom Chatfield is a writer and commentator on digital culture. His latest book, Netymology: from Apps to Zombies, a Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World, is published by Quercus.
When is it ethical to hand our decisions over to machines? And when is external automation a step too far?
The attention economy
It costs nothing to click, respond and retweet. But what price do we pay in our relationships and our peace of mind?
I type, therefore I am
More human beings can write and type their every thought than ever before. Something to celebrate or deplore?
Gadgets are the first thing we touch in the morning and the last thing we stroke at night. Are we their slaves?