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Tom Armitage

I’m a freelance technologist, designer and writer living and working in London.

I make tools, toys, and art out of hardware, software, and the network. I’ve worked on everything from a large-scale website to aggregate UK schools data to giant, multi-part games that span a Parisian art gallery; from bridges that talk on Twitter and cities that speak over SMS to laser-cut sculptures of actors’ movement.

I’ve spoken at conferences around the world on design, technology, writing, and games.

I maintain a long-running personal blog at