• 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

    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 […]