Chris Stokel-Walker

freelance journalist

Chris Stokel-Walker is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Wired, Fast Company, New Scientist, the British Medical Journal, The Guardian, The Times of London, The Telegraph and more.

He is the author of four books that explain key components of our online world. YouTubers (2019) tells the story of the online video platform YouTube and charts its impact on culture, TikTok Boom (2021) unpicks the geopolitical battle over short-form video app TikTok and the broader battle for the future of tech, The History of the Internet in Byte-Sized Chunks (2023) outlines the past, present and future of the internet, How AI Ate the World (2024) analyses the generative AI revolution, situating the current moment in artificial intelligence’s 70-year history.

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