• 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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  • Wearable Technology in the Workplace

    Wearable Technology in the Workplace

    In November 2016 David published a white paper, with Marie Griffiths, in the Salford White Paper Series, and on Medium. “Wearable Technology in the Workplace” by David Kreps and Marie Griffiths, Salford Business School https://medium.com/@salfordbizsch/wearable-technology-in-the-workplace-bdbc7b316c85#.ppxf2jm4d

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Interdisciplinary Research study published

    Interdisciplinary Research study published

    A very interesting study of Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) in the UK has been published today, with a particularly interesting (and resonant) paragraph in the opening pages: “Career-related barriers – Careers rooted solely in IDR are […]

     
  • Reassessing the Nature of IS

    Reassessing the Nature of IS

    David will be presenting in the Philosophy of I.S. track at the International Conference on Information Systems, Dublin, Ireland, 10th-14th December, 2016.

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

    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 […]

     
  • Sex robots at HCC12 makes waves

    Sex robots at HCC12 makes waves

    In July 2016 David gave an interview to the Hong Kong based South China Morning Post and answered lots of questions about the future of sex robots – the hot topic of both Keynote speakers […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • An encounter between Gramsci, Marx, Foucault and Bergson

    An encounter between Gramsci, Marx, Foucault and Bergson

    David presented at the 2nd International Conference on Cultural Political Economy: Putting Culture in its Place in Political Economy, at the University of Bristol, Thursday, 25th August 2016. Abstract: Cultural Political Economy (CPE) as readily acknowledges […]

     
  • Stern’s Report on the UK REF

    Stern’s report on the UK REF was published this month, and made some pretty grim reading. Two paragraphs in particular caught my eye: Scope for ‘gaming’ 31. the practice of making a highly selective submission […]

     
  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    Durée Réelle : microphysical indetermination : creative emergence

    David presented about his book, Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence, at the Deleuze Studies Conference 2016: Virtuality:Becoming:Life, Rome, Italy, 13/7/2016 Abstract: Durée Réelle : microphysical indetermination : creative emergence Bergson argues that measurable time is an artificial […]