The website of James Harkin, author of Niche, Cyburbia and Big Ideas
Some other stuff…
My review of The Shallows in the FT
Jay-Z, Marshall Berman and the meaning of modernity
My review of The Facebook Effect in today’s Observer
My review of the new Clay Shirky book in the FT
Adam Curtis on the influence of cybernetics
My Observer piece on Richard Dawkins and the alleged wisdom of online crowds
More on wisdom of crowds: The Daily Politics on BBC2
The trouble with Twitter/Tories
The Tories, the arts and the intrigue of political transition. Preview of my Guardian commment piece which which should be in tomorrow.
The internet as a human right? An article I wrote for The Times (London)
My review of The Snark, by David Denby, from tomorrow’s Observer
Comment piece on the rise of little brother, in today’s Independent.
Me, interviewed in today’s Scotsman.
On memory, forgetting and the net: feature in tomorrow’s Sunday Times (London)
A comment piece on the decline of the newspaper industry, in today’s Guardian.
The full film of Adam Curtis’s experimental film It Felt Like a Kiss
The author as performer: FT weekend arts cover story today
Take two popular new stories, one a recent Hollywood thriller and the other the work of an underground London theatre company, and discuss.
Great Business Week feature on the US “innovation shortfall”
Are our Googling days numbered? Preview of my T2 Cover Story in The Times (London) tomorrow.
EST for ADD; The shocking Chinese cure for ‘internet addiction’
Very kind review in The Globe and Mail by Don Tapscott, co-author of Wikinomics
Will be giving a lecture at the Edinburgh Film Festival, Fri 19th June at 230pm, on “Storytelling in the cybernetic age”. With film clips, to keep everyone awake!
Read the Introduction to Cyburbia
I’m appearing tomorrow Tue 12 May, 730pm at the Bristol Festival of Ideas, if anyone’s around.
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