Tom Standage

Tom Standage is a journalist and author from England. A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked as a science and technology writer for The Guardian, as the business editor at The Economist, has been published in Wired, The New York Times, and The Daily Telegraph. A consistent approach of his is the use of historical analogy in science, technology and business writing. He has published a collection of articles and surveys from The Economist and six books, including The Victorian Internet. This book explores the historical development of the telegraph and the social ramifications associated with this development.
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    • The Economist to Publish Weekend Editions on Snapchat Discover

      A media outlet focused on international business and world affairs and a younger-skewing social application seem like strange bedfellows at first glance, but The Economist and Snapchat are making a go of it. The Economist announced Friday that it will publish an edition on Snapchat Discover each weekend that will cover one theme or subject using at least 14 “top snaps,” or ...

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  • Economist Espresso: A new daily shot of news

    … to the Economist’s London neighborhood that has a shared history with coffee-house culture). It’s available as an iOS and Android smartphone app or as an email. Economist Espresso: A daily jolt of news Espresso is self-contained, with five original 150-word stories a day that are meant to give readers a sense of accomplishment, which makes it different from…

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