• British Academy: for the humanities and social sciences

    British Academy Mid-Career Fellow

    In August 2017 David was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.  This highly prestigious award allows “academics to focus on a major piece of research and to communicate their work to a wider audience, by […]

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  • Diagnoses of Matter and Memory, Project Bergson Japan

    Matter and Memory and Deep Learning

    David presented a paper at the ‘Diagnoses of Matter and Memory: Bergson and the Problems of Brain, Time and Memory’ 8th International Colloquium of Project Bergson in Japan, in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, 10th-13th November […]

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  • Chair, 12th IFIP Human Choice and Computers Conference 2016

    In September 2016 David was Chair of the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion” at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays.The Proceedings were published by Springer. IFIP has a formal […]

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  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    This is a book about evolution – from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of one of the great French philosophers, Henri Bergson (1859-1941), and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical […]

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  • Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages between the thought of Gramsci and Foucault to uncover new tools for socio-political and critical analysis for the twenty-first century, this book reassesses the widely-held view that their work […]

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  • Matter and Memory and Deep Learning

    Matter and Memory and Deep Learning

    In November 2017, David’s paper, delivered in Japan in November 2016, and revised during the Spring of 2017 in response to the conference, and referring to some of the other papers delivered there, was published, […]

     
  • Corporations and professionalism: awkward bed-fellows?

    David published a paper in the Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, in October 2017, entitled ‘Corporations and professionalism: awkward bed-fellows?’ – a response to Oliver Burmeister’s paper, in the same issue, on Professionalism in […]

     
  • Dr David Kreps

    Promotion to Reader

    In October 2017 David’s work was recognised at the University of Salford by a promotion to the academic rank of Reader. David was one of 10 members of staff to be recognised in this way, by the […]

     
  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence in paperback

    In October 2017 David’s first monograph, Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence, was made available in a soft back edition by the publishers, Palgrave – at a third of the price of the hardback!  

     
  • Banking sector will be ground zero for job losses from AI and robotics – article in The Conversation

    Banking sector will be ground zero for job losses from AI and robotics – article in The Conversation

    In September 2017, David co-authored an article in The Conversation responding to Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan’s  prediction a bonfire of industry jobs in the Banking sector as automation takes hold across the finance sector.

     
  • Review of Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    Review of Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    In August 2017, a new review of David’s book of collected essays Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment, written by Pietro Daniel Omodeo of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science was published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of […]

     
  • British Academy: for the humanities and social sciences

    British Academy Mid-Career Fellow

    In August 2017 David was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.  This highly prestigious award allows “academics to focus on a major piece of research and to communicate their work to a wider audience, by […]

     
  • Keynote Speaker in Sri Lanka

    Keynote Speaker in Sri Lanka

    In September 2017 David will be one of the invited Keynote Speakers at NITC / SEARCC CONFERENCE 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka, speaking on Digital Inclusion.

     
  • Turin University

    I am a Person: ETHICOMP, Turin, 2017

    David presented at ETHICOMP 2017, in Turin, Italy, in June 2017. Abstract: This paper presents a conception of personhood as both physical and social, and both as radically contingent upon their respective physical and social environments. […]

     
  • IFIP TC9 Chair

    IFIP TC9 Chair

    At the meeting of Technical Committee 9 today, in Turin, Italy, David was elected as the forthcoming Chair, to take up the role on 1st January 2018. This will be a fantastic opportunity for David […]