Tom Chatfield is an author and tech philosopher, with a special interest in critical thinking. His most recent book is How to Think (2021). He lives in Kent, UK.
Automation and robotics
When is it ethical to hand our decisions over to machines? And when is external automation a step too far?
Gadgets are the first thing we touch in the morning and the last thing we stroke at night. Are we their slaves?
Information and communication
I type, therefore I am
More human beings can write and type their every thought than ever before. Something to celebrate or deplore?
Computing and artificial intelligence
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?
Book or kindle, any kind of reading beats colouring-in