Tom Chatfield

Fun Inc.

Tom Chatfield

Talk: Fun Inc.

Life 2.0. What will interactive electronic media mean for personal identity and society over the next hundred years? The latest electronic media are at once domestic, mobile and work-related, blurring the boundaries between these spaces, and video games are at their forefront, both in terms of the time users lavish on them and their ceaseless technological innovation. A generational rift has opened that is in many ways more profound than the equivalent shifts associated with radio or television: more alienating for those unfamiliar with new technologies, more immersive for those who are.

Tom Chatfield

Tom Chatfield is a British author, technology theorist, and commentator.

Fun Inc.

"An ambitious overview of the videogaming industry, from its beginning to today's immersive online games." —Wall Street Journal

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