|St John's College, Oxford University
|Fun Inc (2010); This Is Gomorrah (2019)
|Prix Douglas Kennedy (2020)
Dr Tom Chatfield (born 1980) is a British author, broadcaster, and tech philosopher.Chatfield has written books on digital culture. He is also a public speaker on the subject area. Chatfield was appointed Chair of the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) in 2023.
Chatfield took his BA, MPhil and doctorate degrees and taught at St John's College, Oxford, before beginning work as a writer and editor.[ citation needed ]
Chatfield's first book, on the culture of video games, Fun Inc, was published in 2010. Further books explored digital culture. He is an associate editor at Prospect magazine,Fellow at The School of Life and past guest faculty member at the Said Business School, Oxford, as well as a columnist for the BBC. During 2017, he was a Visiting Associated at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Chatfield is a speaker and consultant on technology and new media. [ citation needed ]For example, he spoke at TED Global 2010 on "7 ways games reward the brain", was lead content designer and writer on Preloaded's game The End, and appears regularly in the British and international media as a commentator. His work is published in over two dozen languages.
Italian think tank LSDP named him among its 100 top global thinkers for his work.
Chatfield has written a number of books:
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