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AAG2022 New York | CfP | Infrastructural Life and the More-Than-Human

Organisers: Andrew Dwyer, Durham University & Nat O’Grady, University of Manchester Conceptual developments loosely found under more-than-humanism have proven pivotal in cultivating critically informed understandings of the various forms of infrastructure whose existence supports and sustains life. The sites where these concerns with infrastructure have featured alongside more-than-human approaches are various, ranging from internet provision (McCormack, 2017  Starolieski, 2015) […]

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Offensive Cyber – Working Group and Scoping Workshop Report

On the 18th November, the inaugural scoping workshop of the ‘Offensive Cyber Working Group‘, which I co-lead with Amy Ertan happened. This has been in the works for the best part of a year – so I’m glad it finally happened. This links with my broader interest in stimulating conversation around ‘offensive cyber’ writ large […]

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Guest Lecture – Universiteit Leiden

Last week was exceptionally busy, but it was great to give a guest lecture to a group of really great students (from the questions!) at Leiden University’s ‘Unrestricted Warfare’ module. I don’t have any written notes from this lecture as it was less formal, but you can find my slides below. I just wish that […]

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Seminar – TORCH Oxford – 27 November – A Computational Reckoning: Calculating the Anthropocene

This will be happening in Trinity College’s Sutro Room, 27 November 2-3pm I’ve got another talk coming up in addition to a talk at King’s College London (7 November) but this time in a seminar session at the research network ‘Life Itself in Theory and Practice‘ which is now in its second year. I had […]

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Talk at King’s College London – November 7 – Deciding on Choice: Cybersecurity, Politics and (Cyber)War

I am speaking on November 7 2019 at KCL’s Cyber Security Research Group at their Strand Campus, London. I am going to be substantively developing on my doctoral research on malware to complement it with a broader appreciation of other computational ‘materialities’ and my critiques of ‘artificial intelligence’. In order to do so I will […]

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Reflections on Data’s Dirty Tricks: The case of ‘value’

Last week, Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment’s Political Worlds research cluster (thanks for funding the event!) hosted an event I and several others organised around ‘data’s dirty tricks’. As chair, I had no idea what each panellist was going to speak on, which made it both a challenge and equally thought provoking – more information […]

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Data’s Dirty Tricks – Oxford, 15 November 2018

Data’s dirty tricks: The new spaces of fake news, harvesting, and contortion As part of the new Dialogues series in the Political Worlds research cluster at the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the environment, we are hosting a panel on ‘Data’s Dirty Tricks.’ I have helped organised this event (with Dr Ian Klinke and Dr […]