You are invited to attend this free seminar run by the Information Systems, Organisations and Society (ISOS) Research Group, University of Salford, in conjunction with the UK Academy for Information Systems (UKAIS).
When? Wednesday 2nd March
What time? 1pm - 4pm
Where? University of Salford, Maxwell Building, Room 516
Who are the speakers?
University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
Luke is currently interested in design of usable programming languages for dealing with 'emergent systems' and information driven governance. Luke consults internationally on privacy and programming language design. Luke is currently studying the User Experience of Complex Systems. More - www.lukechurch.net
Heath Bunting, credits himself as both co-founder of net.art and sport-art movements and is banned for life for entering the USA for his anti-GM work. Attempting to combine three obsessions, Buddhism, computer science, and network hacking, Heath embarked on The Status Project in 2005. Consisting of data drawn from everyday bureaucracies, for example the use of a television licence, rail card or mobile phone contract, through governmental databases and the Internet, these are then linked to each other according to their dependencies and overlaps to create status maps (see below). More - www.irational.org
Please book early - places are limited
When & Where
- To promote a better knowledge and understanding of information systems within the United Kingdom;
- To improve the practice of information systems teaching and research.
- To enable successful knowledge transfer of IS research into teaching and practice in order to provide a positive economic and societal impact.