Jamie Bartlett

Jamie Bartlett


Jamie Bartlett is the author of three books: The People Vs Tech (2018) about data and democracies (Winner of the 2019 Transmission Prize), Radicals (2017) about political outsiders and the best-selling The Dark Net (2014) about internet subcultures. His books have been translated into 15 languages. He founded the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he specialised in online social movements and using machine learning to study the impact of technology on society. He is a regular commentator on national and international media outlets, and a regular writer on technology for The Spectator.
Jamie’s TED talk ‘How the mysterious dark net is going mainstream’ has been watched almost 5 million times. His main topics are cyber security and privacy online, new political movements, social media research and analysis, and internet cultures.
In 2017 Jamie presented the two-part BBC TWO documentary series ‘The Secrets of Silicon Valley’ about how technology was changing politics and society, including Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 US election. In 2019 he wrote and presented the hit BBC podcast series ‘The Missing Cryptoqueen’ which exposed the biggest ever cryptocurrency.

Jamie Bartlett @JamieJBartlett

All Pizza Hut Locations Accept Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela https://ift.tt/2J6gEyL

Michel, un producteur de musique, a été tabassé par trois policiers samedi dernier à Paris. Ils l’ont ensuite accusé à tort d'avoir voulu prendre leurs armes et de rébellion.

Mais les policiers ignoraient une chose : tout a été filmé. 

Ayush Dhurka read The People vs Tech by @JamieJBartlett and wrote about the concepts, challenges, and solutions relating to the attention economy on Medium.


Avoid board games? Consider it done! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-55107473

By my accounting that's 102,337,146 instances of "But first..." and 97,662,854 of "First up, though...." https://twitter.com/TheEconomist/status/1332292148692135936

Jimmy Page is a better guitarist than Clapton anyway. So is Carlos Santana. And Prince.

@JamieJBartlett Rolling Stones 1967!!!:

Well, my name is a number
A piece of plastic film...
Dont you know I'm a 2000 man
And my kids, they just don't understand me at all
Well my wife still respects me
I really misused her
I am having an affair
With the random computer

People go wild because David Bowie said (in 1999) some boilerplate VC stuff about how the Internet would change stuff.

But in 1989 Kate Bush wrote a song (‘Deeper Understanding’) about how people would get addicted to their computers.

Who’s the real genius here people

Tier 504 means you’re not even allowed to socialise with other people online.

I don’t know who made this, but it’s brilliant.

Good luck everyone!

(Not to mention the commentary...)

I think I speak for most England fans when I say we don’t care about the Hand of God, or getting knocked out. Because it meant the world saw this, the greatest goal ever scored. #Maradona

This is the image that will stay with me forever ... #Maradona https://twitter.com/JamieJBartlett/status/1331642337664098305

No!! The Greatest of all. Say it isn’t true!

@steevill @JamieJBartlett There’s a corollary to the Bartlett Rule: if you’re the one actually doing the work, your social standing will fall

@JamieJBartlett I made a list of behavioural economics terms and issues re. product development and remote working. I took the liberty of including 'The Bartlett Rule'. https://stevedem.medium.com/whats-your-problem-9c05d7f57f01

Chancellor wearing a hoodie - yet another tech related trend I predicted that the pandemic has sped up by 10 years!