Tom Chatfield is a freelance author and commentator. His first book, Fun Inc. (Virgin), was published in 2010. He has done design, writing and consultancy work for games and media companies including Google, Mind Candy, VCCP, Preloaded, Grex, Red Glasses and Intervox; and has spoken widely on technology, media and gaming at forums including TED Global, the Cannes Lions Festival, the House of Commons, the RSA, ICA, authors@Google and the World IT Congress. A former senior editor at Prospect magazine, he has a doctorate from St. John's College, Oxford, and has written widely in the national and international press, including for the Observer, Independent, Sunday Times, Wired, New Statesman, Evening Standard, Times Literary Supplement, and the website Boing Boing. He also writes fiction, and plays jazz piano.