• 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 […]

     
  • Review of Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews have published a review of Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence by John Protevi, Louisiana State University. Protevi has mixed reactions to the book, concerned that inattention to customary practices in the discipline results in limiting […]

     
  • Theorising Web 3.0

    David published a paper in the journal, Information Technology and People, in 2015, entitled, ‘Theorising Web 3.0: ICTs in a Changing Society’.  This paper was also the Editorial for a Special Issue of Information Technology and People, Guest […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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.) […]

     
  • 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, […]

     
  • Virtual, Phenomenal, Real and Mobile

    Virtual, Phenomenal, Real and Mobile

    David presented a paper at the Society for Philosophy of Technology conference, in Denton, Texas, USA, entitled ‘Virtual, Phenomenal, Real and Mobile’ in May 2011.  The Call for Papers is archived here. Abstract:  The debate between […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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) […]