John Naughton is Vice-President of Wolfson College, Cambridge, Emeritus Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology at the Open University and the Observer’s technology columnist. His most recent book is ‘From Gutenburg to Zuckerburg: What You Really Need to Know About the Internet’ (Quercus Books, 2012) and his earlier book, ‘A Brief History of the Future: Origins of the Internet’, has become a standard text on the history of the network. Born, raised and educated in Ireland before moving to the United Kingdom, John is an electrical engineer, academic, journalist, lecturer, blogger and photographer. You can read John’s blog athttp://memex.naughtons.org/
and follow him on Twitter at @jjn1
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