Dr Tom Chatfield (@TomChatfield) is a British author and tech philosopher. He’s interested in improving our experiences and understanding of technology, with a particular focus on critical thinking, AI and ethics.

Tom’s most recent book is Wise Animals (Picador), an exploration of the co-evolution of humanity and technology. An experienced Chair, Non-Executive Director, advisor and speaker, his recent work includes designing and presenting the Economist‘s Critical Thinking and Understanding AI business courses.

Tom’s non-fiction books exploring digital culture, including How To Thrive in the Digital Age (Pan Macmillan) andĀ Live This Book! (Penguin), have appeared in over thirty languages. His bestselling critical thinking textbooks and online courses, developed in partnership with SAGE Publishing, are used by companies, institutions and universities across the world.

Tom’s debut novel, This is Gomorrah (Hodder), was a Sunday Times thriller of the month, shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger, and won France’s Prix Douglas Kennedy for the year’s best foreign thriller.


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