• 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 […]