Talks

Public talks

Ten things I learnt about anticipating technology futures, Design Wales Forum ’10 things I learnt’, Welsh Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 9th March 2012.

Designing with fiction, Pervasive Media Studio Friday lunchtime talks series, 10th February 2012.

A brief history of the future of pervasive media, Pervasive Media Studio Friday lunchtime talks series, 14th May 2010.

Conference and workshop papers

The pharmakon of paying attention presented at The Politics and Economics of Attention, Behaviour Change & Psychological Governance Seminar Series (seminar 6), University of Bristol, 14th December 2015.

Working with algorithms: “a cybernetic ecology where we are free of our labours”? presented in the session: ‘Algorithmic Practices: Emergent interoperability in the everyday (2)‘, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2015.

The promise and problematic of ‘big’ data social science with Twitter, Digital Methods Winter School, University of Exeter, 12th December 2014.

Porosity, virality and the digital study of contagion presented in the session: ‘The Co-Production of Digital Geography (1): Theorising and Positioning Digital Geography‘, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2014 (with Stephen Hinchliffe & Rebecca Sandover).

The Promise and problematic of social science with TwitterBig Data Challenges, University of Exeter, 30th June 2014.

Smart Cities, Design Fiction presented in the session: ‘Smart Cities: Discourses, Policies and Technologies in the Making‘, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013.

Memory programmes: the retention of mediated life presented at the Conditions of Mediation, ICA pre-conference, Birkbeck College, 17th June 2013.

The pharmacology of attentive media presented at the second Contagion workshop, part of the Bridging the Gaps series, University of Exeter, 2013.

The promise and problematic of pervasive media (with Jonathan Dovey) presented in the session: ‘Geographies of Media 4: New Media’ at the AAG Annual International Conference 2012.

Materiality, spatial media, and collective urban life (with Matthew Wilson, U. Kentucky) presented in the session: Collective Life and Urban Space (2): Exploring Materialities and Practices at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2011.

Futures of Pervasive Media in the making presented in the session: The promise and problematic of Pervasive Media at the MeCCSA Annual Conference 2011, Salford.

Futurity in the making: communities of practice in the anticipation of ‘ubiquitous computing’ presented in the session: Geography and the Future (3): The presence of the future at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2010.

Yesterday’s Tomorrows – Envisioning Ubiquitous Computing presented in the session: The promise and problematic of technology: (Re)thinking bodies, spaces and times session at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2008.

Laying claim to technological futures presented in the Governing Technologies(I) – Representation, participation and governance in the ‘digital age’ session of the AAG Annual Conference 2008, Boston.

Disciplinary edges and the Socio-technical presented at the Doing Theory workshop held in February in the School of Geographical Sciences.

Conferences & Workshops

Convened:

  • Economies of contribution at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2013.
  • The promise and problematic of Pervasive Media at the MeCCSA Annual Conference 2011, Salford.
  • The promise and problematic of technology: (Re)thinking bodies, spaces and times session at the RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2008.
  • Self-Publishing & Participatory Media Workshop – Guest facilitator David Brake of Media@LSE.

Panel chair and online editor:

  • Paying Attention: Digital Media and Generational Responsibility, Linköping, Sweden, September 2010
  • Access All Areas, Watershed Media Centre Bristol, May 2010

Geographies of Technology

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