Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Observer columnist, Open University professor and respected IT commentator, Naughton reviews The Long Tail by Chris Anderson. This examines the internet's startling impact on retail. Amazon addict Naughton has kept a close eye on the work since its first incarnation as a Wired article.


The glamour model turned lifestyle guru introduced Cherie Blair and her reluctant spouse to Mayan rebirthing. Caplin once sent the Daily Mail's sleaze radar spinning when her conman boyfriend helped the Blairs with flat-buying. Here, the LifeSmart founder recalls her best and worst decisions.


As if hauling himself across London to the office every day wasn't dedication enough, MT's section editor headed off on a UK-wide quest to explore the origins of new company towns. Investigating links with the Victorian philanthropists, Waller returned as the self-proclaimed Indiana Jones of urban planning.


MT's art director used to play football for east London's Ruskin Arms, former haunt of rockers Iron Maiden. He has worked on The Engineer, The Grocer and Marketing. The '35 under 35' cover brought back memories of his first design job working with catalogue models. Oh, to be under 35 again...


Cap cme from Detroit to London six years ago looking for a new perspective.

He got it at MT with some of the country's brightest young female business talent ditching the office look and 'working it' for his lens. Cap's photography has also in appeared in Arena and the Guardian's Weekend mag.

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