• 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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  • Foucault, Exhibitionism and Voyeurism on ChatRoulette

    Foucault, Exhibitionism and Voyeurism on ChatRoulette

    David presented a paper at CATaC 2010, in Vancouver, Canada, entitled, ‘Foucault, Exhibitionism and Voyeurism on ChatRoulette’ in June 2010. The proceedings are here. Abstract: Sexuality, understood as a Foucauldian discourse that expresses itself through […]

     
  • My Social Networking Profile: Copy, Resemblance, or Simulacrum? A Poststructuralist Interpretation of Social Information Systems

    David published a paper in the European Journal of Information Systems, in 2010, entitled, ‘My Social Networking Profile: Copy, Resemblance, or Simulacrum? A Poststructuralist Interpretation of Social Information Systems’. Abstract: This paper offers an introduction […]

     
  • Disability and Discourses of Web Accessibility

    David published a paper in the journal, Information Communication and Society, in 2009, entitled, ‘Disability and Discourses of Web Accessibility’. Abstract: Much of the World Wide Web remains inaccessible or difficult to access by people across […]

     
  • Director, ISOS

    In July 2009 David became Director of the Information Systems, Organisations and Society Research Centre, (ISOS).  The below are extracts from the Research Centre Plan 2010-12 created and distributed in Salford Business School, (SBS), in September […]

     
  • Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online: Foucault, Butler and Video-sharing on Sexual Social Networking sites

    David presented a paper at AMCIS 2009, in San Francisco, California, USA, entitled, ‘Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online: Foucault, Butler, and Video-sharing on Sexual Social Networking Sites’, in June 2009. Abstract: This paper looks […]

     
  • Earlier Presentations

    David began presenting at international conferences in 2005, shortly after gaining his first Lectureship, in the Information Systems Institute, and the Information Systems, Organisations and Society Research Centre, which he joined in 2004. Kreps, D (2009) […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • User Testing is Not a Luxury

    David published a paper in the journal Electronic Markets – The International Journal in 2008, entitled ‘User Testing is Not a Luxury’. Abstract: Companies need to address Web Accessibility with more than just professional standards of code writing, […]

     
  • DEHEMS

    DEHEMS

    In 2008 David brought over £300k into Salford University winning a place as partner in a consortium for a Europe-wide project, DEHEMS led by Manchester City Council, aimed at improving awareness of home energy usage, and bringing […]

     
  • 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 […]