Jamie Bartlett is Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he has become a leading thinker on politics and technology. He is also author of the bestseller The Dark Net about internet subcultures.
Jamie’s work focuses on the ways in which social media and modern communications and technology are changing political and social movements. The Centre for the Analysis of Social Media is a collaboration between Demos and the University of Sussex. The Centre combines automated data extraction and sentiment analysis with social science statistics, analysis and ethics, to produce insightful and robust policy research.
Prior to working for Demos, Jamie Bartlett was a research associate at the international humanitarian agency Islamic Relief and conducted field research in Pakistan and Bangladesh.
He writes regularly for several national media outlets, and recently presented a major BBC2 documentary series The Secrets of Silicon Valley.
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