• 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, […]

     
  • Skeuomorphic Reassurance: Personhood, Dementia, and Gerontechnology

    Skeuomorphic Reassurance: Personhood, Dementia, and Gerontechnology

    David presented at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion, 7-9 September, 2016, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester, UK, (HCC12). Abstract: This paper introduces the concept of ‘skeuomorphic […]

     
  • The complexity of social systems: Could hegemony emerge from the micropolitics of the individual?

    As well as an introductory chapter, outlining the background to a reassessment of the two great writers, and describing the contribution of each chapter in the book, David also included his own chapter, in the book Gramsci […]

     
  • Virtuality and Humanity

    David published a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Virtuality, in 2014, entitled ‘Virtuality and Humanity’. Abstract: This chapter discusses the key questions raised by its title—what should we understand by the terms virtuality, humanity, and, […]

     
  • Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online

    Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online

    David published a chapter in the book Digital Identity and Social Media, in 2013, entitled ‘Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online’. This is available online as a sample chapter from the book. Abstract: This chapter focuses […]

     
  • Community as Commodity: Social networking and transnational capitalism

    David published a chapter in the book Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer Sites, in 2009, entitled ‘Community as Commodity: Social networking and transnational capitalism.’ Abstract:Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are one of the most publicly discussed […]

     
  • Exploring Virtuality: Social, Global and Local Dimensions

    David published a chapter in the book, Exploring Virtuality: Social, Global and Local Dimensions, in 2008, entitled ‘Virtuality: Time, Space, Conciousness and a Second Life’. Abstract:Virtuality and reality are today sometimes seen as opposites (Sotto, 1997). Yet a […]

     
  • Failing the Disabled Community?: The Continuing Problem of Web Accessibility

    David published a chapter in the book, Advances in Universal Web Design, in 2006, entitled ‘Failing the Disabled Community?: The Continuing Problem of Web Accessibility’. Abstract: The focus of this chapter is Web accessibility for disabled people, given that […]

     
  • Web Accessibility: A Digital Divide for the Disabled?

    David published a chapter in the book, Social Inclusion: Societal & Organizational Implications for Information Systems, in 2006, which was the proceedings of the IFIP8.2 conference of that year, entitled: ‘Web Accessibility: A Digital Divide […]