About Andrew

Andrew Orlowski

I write, talk and consult about technology and media from a perspective that infuriates some people: I try to tell the truth.

Technology needs to be much, much better and used more wisely. Once you can identify the utopians, chancers and Single Issue Fanatics – and this archive provides a Cast of Characters – you can see how.

For seven years I covered two technology bubbles from San Francisco for The Register. Before that I wrote regularly for Private Eye, and started my own investigative ‘zine in Manchester, Badpress.

A good place to dive in is my Talks