John Naughton

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Full name: John Naughton

Area of interest: Internet and computers

Journals/Organisation: The Observer

Email: j.j.naughton@open.ac.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/johnnaughton

Blogs: Memex 1.1 - John Naughton’s online diary

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Networks: http://twitter.com/jjn1 | http://uk.linkedin.com/in/naughtonj

Biography:

About: Control engineer with a strong interest in systems analysis and computer networks

Education: University College, Cork; Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

Career: biography (Open University)

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Industry:

  • Previous non-exec Chairman of One World International
  • Non-executive Chairman of RAB-eye, a think tank set up by the Radio Advertising Bureau to help the advertising and radio industries think through the implications of digital technology
  • Founding partner of Ellipsian, a Cambridge-based ideas factory
  • Founding partner of Ndiyo project for sustainable and affordable IT

Journalistic career: The Observer: Television Critic, Internet columnist

Current position/role: columnist

  • also writes/written for:

Other roles/Main role: Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology

Other activities: photography - flickr.com

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Awards/Honours: voted TV Critic of the Year three times

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Speaking/Appearances: gives keynote addresses to industry conferences

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The Observer:

Column name: The Networker

Remit/Info: The Internet

Section: Business News & Features

Role: Columnist

Pen-name:

Email: john.naughton@observer.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/johnnaughton

Commissioning editor:

Day published: Sunday

Regularity: Weekly

Column format:

Average length:

Articles: 2016

Articles: 2009

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