• Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    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 […]

     
  • Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online

    Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online

    David presented in a panel at MeCCSA 2015, at Northumbria University in Newcastle, in January 2015, with plenary speaker Prof Karen Boyle.  The Panel was titled:  “The Performance of Sexuality On-Line: Internet Pornography and Sexual Identity […]

     
  • WhatsApp? Even private chatter now exploited by billionaires

    WhatsApp? Even private chatter now exploited by billionaires

    David delivered a paper on the acquisition by Facebook of the messenger WhatsApp at the Challenging Media Landscapes conference, part of the Salford Media Festival, at Salford Quays, November 2014. The Programme is available here. […]

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

    Chair, 12th IFIP Human Choice and Computers Conference 2016

    David will be Chair, 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference 2016 “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion”, along with co-chairs Diane Whitehouse (TC9 Chair) and Gordon Fletcher and Marie Griffiths (colleagues at Salford.) […]

     
  • Technology Enhanced Learning Champion

    Technology Enhanced Learning Champion

    Salford Business School has appointed David as a Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Champion, “to work with the PVC Academic, Academic Development (HRD) Associate Head Academic and relevant Professional Services and to ensure the University’s Technology Enhanced […]

     
  • Time of Our Lives: Understanding irreversible complex user experiences

    Time of Our Lives: Understanding irreversible complex user experiences

    David presented a paper at HCC11 in Turku, Finland, in July 2014, entitled The Time of our Lives: Understanding Irreversible Complex User Experiences.  The proceedings are published by Springer. Abstract: The science of complexity has been introduced […]

     
  • In/visibility of LGBTQ people in the Arab Spring

    In/visibility of LGBTQ people in the Arab Spring

    David presented a paper at CATaC2012, in Aarhus, Denmark, entitled ‘In/visibility of LGBTQ People in the Arab Spring.’ in June 2012. Proceedings are here. Abstract: LGBTQ use of the internet is a growing area of study. […]

     
  • Camp Digital 2014

    In March 2014 David presented at the industry thought-leadership conference, CampDigital, in Manchester, UK, talking about his forthcoming Knowledge Transfer Partnership. Complex UX: Attending to the Human Parts of Information Systems from David Kreps

     
 

Latest News

  • HCC13

    David will be Chairing, along with co-Chairs Charles Ess, Kai Kimppa, and Louise Leenen, the 13th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, which will take place as part of the IFIP World Computer Congress in Poznan, Poland, in September 2018.

  • 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.

  • ‘Matter & Memory’ and Deep Learning

    David will be an invited speaker at the forthcoming ‘Diagnoses of Matter and Memory: Bergson and the Problems of Brain, Time and Memory’ 8th International Colloquium of Project Bergson in Japan, taking place in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, 10th-13th November 2016.  The poster for the event is available here.

 

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