What do the brick, blockchain and the bicycle have in common? Or the pencil and the postage stamp? How did a Miami beach bring the barcode into life?
Find out tonight as bestselling author and broadcaster Tim Harford talks about his latest book The Next Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy.
Tim, author of The Undercover Economist, Messy and more, is hailed as one of Britain’s finest non-fiction writers. Bill Bryson says the new book is “endlessly insightful and full of surprises”, whilst Malcolm Gladwell says “every Tim Harford book is cause for celebration”.
Tonight Tim will join host Mark Littlewood to discuss the ingenious, the curious and unexpected ‘things’ that teach us lessons about today’s complex world economy.
Be sure to join in the discussion – LIVE at 6pm – here or on YouTube.