Tom Standage
Interviewer
Deputy Editor, The Economist
Interviewing Ebbe Altberg in the 360 Big Top
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Tom Standage is Deputy Editor of The Economist. He’s also responsible for the newspaper’s digital strategy and the development of new digital products, including Espresso and Economist Films. He joined The Economist as Science Correspondent in 1998 and was subsequently appointed Technology Editor, Business Editor and Digital Editor. He is the author of six history books, including Writing on the Wall (2013), The Victorian Internet (1998) and A History of the World in 6 Glasses (2005). He studied engineering and computing at Oxford University and has written for other publications including The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Wired, taking a particular interest in the internet’s cultural and historical significance.