Science Book a Day Interviews Tom Standage

My interview with Tom Standage.

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Special thanks to Tom Standage for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Writing on the Wall: Social Media, The First 2000 Years

Tom Standage is digital editor at The Economist and editor-in-chief of its website, Economist.com. He has been editor of the Technology Quarterly supplement, which covers emerging technology, since 2003. Tom is also the author of six history books, including “Writing on the Wall: Social Media—The First 2,000 Years”, the New York Times bestseller “A History of the World in Six Glasses” (2005), and “The Victorian Internet” (1998), a history of the telegraph. He holds a degree in engineering and computer science from Oxford University, and is the least musical member of a musical family. He is married and lives in London with his wife and children. – From Tom’s Blog

Tom’s Blog: http://tomstandage.wordpress.com
Tom’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/tomstandage

#1 – What was the impetus for writing this book?

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