Author Archives: James

About James

James Harkin is a social forecaster, and the Director of Flockwatching

Did the Met try to shut down mobile networks on monday?

Today, according to The Guardian, the Met admitted ‘breaking into’ Blackberry private messaging, and ‘contemplating’ shutting down social media during Monday’s riots. But all this … READ MORE

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Among the truantariat

The first thing to go up is the 171. The bus is in flames by the time I get there, and the fumes are throwing … READ MORE

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Time Out review of Niche, by James Harkin, in this coming week’s issue

NICHE: Why The Market No Longer Favours the Mainstream, by James Harkin Little, Brown. £20 This book is dressed up as one of those guides … READ MORE

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