Tom Chatfield
Writer, Freelance

Tom Chatfield is a writer and commentator on digital culture. His latest book is Live This Book! (2015). He lives in Kent, UK.

Essays
4
Ideas
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Videos
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Conversations
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Essay/Automation & Robotics

Automated ethics

When is it ethical to hand our decisions over to machines? And when is external automation a step too far?

Tom Chatfield

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Video/Automation & Robotics

If we are what we do, how can we stay human in an era of automation?

7 minutes

Idea/Economics

Book or kindle, any kind of reading beats colouring-in

Tom Chatfield

Essay/Computing & 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?

Tom Chatfield

Essay/Internet & Communication

I type, therefore I am

More human beings can write and type their every thought than ever before. Something to celebrate or deplore?

Tom Chatfield

Essay/Addiction

Cyborg dreams

Gadgets are the first thing we touch in the morning and the last thing we stroke at night. Are we their slaves?

Tom Chatfield

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