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18 May 2007

Jimmy Wales speaks. Oxford Union Debate: 'This House believes that the Internet is the greatest force for democratisation in the World'

18 May 2007

Jonathan Zittrain speaks. Oxford Union Debate: 'This House believes that the Internet is the greatest force for democratisation in the World'

18 September 2009

Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed?

09 February 2010

Examining technical, legal and cultural strategies by the recording industry to persuade people that file-sharing is impossible, immoral, un-cool or dangerous, and the failure of these strategies. Alternative business models are discussed.

06 February 2014

Visualization is a ubiquitous technology, just like telecommunication. However, unlike a telephone system, humans play an integral part inside the "box" of visualization. This poses a significant challenge in establishing a theory of visualization.

01 May 2014

This talk aims to provide a philosophical framework through which the current emphasis on data-intensive biology can be studied and understood.

15 May 2014

The value of not knowing something illuminates some basic assumptions about knowledge and allows us to ask a series of interesting questions about how the information society will develop.

06 March 2014

In this seminar Professor Jon Agar will introduce the concept of working worlds, illustrate how they can be used to think about past and present science, and identify some problems and issues.