Founder of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos
Jamie Bartlett is the creator and host of the BBC podcast The Missing Cryptoqueen which exposed the biggest ever cryptocurrency scandal. He has explored everything from online subcultures and hackers to blockchain and crypto-currencies to the threat social media has on democracy.
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Jamie Bartlett founded the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos where he specialised in online social movements and used machine learning to study the impact of technology on society. He is a bestselling author who has written extensively on the political and social impact of technology. He frequently writes for The Spectator and is a feature writer for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy and The Telegraph. His BBC Two documentary, The Secrets of Silicon Valley, explored the false promises that technology has brought for global economies, and how it has weakened many aspects of politics and society. In his latest BBC Podcast “Believe in Magic” he unravels the disturbing story behind Megan Bhari’s celebrity charity.
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Jamie offers knowledge beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit where a vast network of sites, communities and cultures lies; where freedom is pushed to its limits. A world that is as creative and complex as it is dangerous and disturbing.
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