Technology researcher and author
Carl Miller is a technology researcher and award-winning author who has thrown himself into some of the weirdest, least familiar parts of the digital age. His first book, The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab won the Transmission Prize 2019. It describes his journey to understand the new centres of power and powerlessness in the digital age, from politics and media, to business and warfare. It was published in August 2018 by Penguin RandomHouse. In 2012 he co-founded the first The Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos, the first UK think tank institute dedicated to studying the digital world. He's written for the Economist, Wired, New Scientist, the Sunday Times, the Telegraph and the BBC. He’s a Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London. He's presented programmes for the BBC’s flagship technology show, BBC Click and podcasts for Intelligence Squared.