• 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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  • Cyborgism: Cyborgs, Performance and Society

    Cyborgism: Cyborgs, Performance and Society

    Developed from my PhD thesis (completed Summer 2003), this book (completed Summer 2007) ranges across history, philosophy, sociology and performance to examine the nature of identity in a world where machines are becoming more and […]

     
  • IS Success and Failure: The Problem of Scale

    David published a paper in the journal Political Quarterly, in 2007, entitled ‘IS Success and Failure: The Problem of Scale’ Abstract:In the midst of Implementing Electronic Government (IEG), the almost knee-jerk reaction of our political elite seems […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Enabling or Disabling Technologies?: A Critical Approach to Web Accessibility

    David published a paper in the journal Information Technology and People, in 2006, entitled, ‘Enabling or Disabling Technologies?: A Critical Approach to Web Accessibility’. Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this article is to analyse the continuing problem […]