Posts Tagged ‘technology

The spiked review has published an article by me on how the fear of ‘populism’ has led to an elite turn against social media. I will upload the full text at a later date but for now it is available by simple following the link.

My introduction to last week’s Academy of Ideas Economy Forum discussion on the backlash against Silicon Valley is now available to listen to on the event’s webpage.

On 26 March the Academy of Ideas (formerly the Institute of Ideas) distributed a podcast version of last year’s Battle of Ideas debate on “Silicon Valley from Heroes to Zeroes” in which I was panellist. The session explored the backlash against Silicon Valley in the policy and public debates. A lot has happened in this […]

I will be introducing a discussion on the backlash against Silicon Valley at the Academy of Ideas Economy Forum in London on the evening of Tuesday 13 February. More details can be found here. NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE.

On Friday 1 December the Financial Times published my review of Noam Cohen’s The Know It Alls. I have pasted it below including some sentences that were cut (in bold). The Know-It-Alls does not quite accuse the most famous entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley of devouring human flesh but its claims are not that far off. […]

A reminder that I will be debating “Silicon Valley: from heroes to zeroes” at the Battle of Ideas in London next weekend. Do come along to the whole event.

I will be speaking on Silicon Valley from Heroes to Zeroes on the second day of the weekend Battle of Ideas festival in London onĀ  28-29 October. Come along to the whole event if you can.

The last thing I expected to be thinking about after a long and boozy Christmas lunch was economics. However, my first ride in an Uber taxi set me thinking. For those who have not used Uber, which operates in over 50 countries, it is service that allows users to order taxis using their mobile phone. […]

A reminder that Daniel will be introducing a discussion of America’s new technocratic elite at the Institute of Ideas Economy Forum in London tomorrow evening.

Until I spoke on a panel on technology at a recent event in London I did not appreciate the passions evoked by Bitcoin. For many libertarians Bitcoin, along with other digital currencies, provides a way to exercise freedom by allowing users to circumvent the bureaucratic power of governments and central banks. It does this by […]