is a writer and thinker about the social and political implications of information technology. He is the author of The Net Delusion (2011) and To Save Everything, Click Here (2013) and writes regularly for international media. He holds a PhD in History of Science from Harvard University and has been a visiting scholar at Georgetown and Stanford Universities. He is also the founder of The Syllabus, a media project that seeks to make serious and academic knowledge more accessible to the general public, and is part of Unesco’s high-level international commission on the future of education.