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The erudite Englishman is an expert on technology, both old and new.
Tom Standage is a technology editor at The Economist Magazine and the author of the books A History of the World in 6 Glasses, The Turk, The Neptune File, and The Victorian Internet. He has covered science and technology for a number of newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Guardian, Wired, and others. He holds a degree in engineering and computer science from Oxford University and lives in Greenwich, England, with his wife and daughter.