Tom Chatfield

Author and cultural theorist with interests in technology and gaming, Tom is an associate editor of Prospect. His book on video game culture is entitled Fun Inc.

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Author and cultural theorist with interests in technology and gaming, Tom is an associate editor of Prospect. His book on video game culture is entitled Fun Inc.

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