Our Curators

HEAD OF CURATION: URI BRAM

Uri Bram is the author of Thinking Statistically, a short, accessible primer to the biggest ideas in statistics. It has been used as a course companion at leading professional schools and universities throughout the world, and was named by NYT Bestselling business author Josh Kaufman as one of the 99 best business books ever.
Uri graduated from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and has worked as a researcher at the foremost universities on four continents: on Fragile States and European Immigration at Princeton University; at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University; at the China Center for Economic Research at Peking University in Beijing; and at the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town.
Uri has written about science and business for The Economist’s 1843 MagazineNautilusMotherboardQuartz and more, has been regularly featured on i24 News as an economics analyst, and is Contributing Editor at The Browser. Uri helped start the Streetlight Schools in Johannesburg.

DEPUTY HEAD OF CURATION: SIDDHARTH VENKTARAMAKRISHNAN

Sid is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, previously published in papers including The Telegraph and The Sunday Times, and currently writing for an Indian business publication The Industrial Economist. He is also slinking back towards the ivory tower, with a Master’s in the Social Science of the Internet at Oxford, where his areas of interest include computational propaganda, memetic warfare, and the digital new-right. In a past life (i.e. undergrad), he was a literature student, specialising in medieval romance (the swords and spears and dragons kind).

SENIOR FEATURES EDITOR: NATASHA FROST

Natasha Frost is a writer and journalist currently living in New York. She’s worked as a journalist and researcher in print, video and radio for places including Radio New Zealand, TVNZ and the BBC, spanning food history, politics, daily news, and much more. Natasha is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and the University of Oxford, and can be found tweeting @natashamfrost.

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