Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Niall Ferguson explores the history of social networks.


  • Episode 3 – “Networld War”

    Host Niall Ferguson focuses on the geopolitics of our interconnected world.
  • Episode 2 – “Winner Takes All”

    Looking at the history of the Victorian telegraph pioneers and rival computer networks.

About Niall Ferguson’s Networld

From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements.