Tom Standage
Tom Standage

Tom Standage is deputy editor of the Economist. He studied engineering and computer science at Oxford University and has written for other publications including the New York Times, the Guardian, and Wired.

Secret History of the Future
Sept. 19 2018 6:01 AMFork Fashions and Toilet TrendsIt took a long time for the fork to go from oddity to ubiquity. What does that say about Google Glass?
Secret History of the Future
Sept. 5 2018 6:02 AMThe Box That AI Lives InHow could an 18th-century robot win at chess? By using a trick that big tech firms still pull on us today.
Secret History of the Future
Sept. 12 2018 4:00 AMThe Body ElectricEver since the Romans put electrogenic fish on their heads to cure migraines, we’ve wondered what electric shocks can do to our brains.