Tom Standage

Tom Standage is technology editor at "The Economist" magazine and the author of four history books, ""A History of the World in Six Glasses"" (2005), ""The Turk"" (2002), ""The Neptune File"" (2000) and ""The Victorian Internet" "(1998), two of which have been serialized as "Book of the Week" on Radio 4. ""The Victorian Internet" was made into a Channel 4 documentary, "How The Victorians Wired the World." Tom has previously covered science and technology for a number of newspapers and magazines...See more