• 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]