Professor David Chandler

The next MediaCom Seminar will take place on Wednesday 7 December 2016, 2.00-3.30pm with Professor David Chandler from the University of Westminster. This seminar will take place in Bankfield House Seminar Room. It is free to attend. All welcome.

Digital

After the Digital? Risk, Hidden Vulnerability and the Rise of Problem-Oriented Ontology

Information is increasingly seen to be key to international policy-making and the digital revolution is touted by policymakers as the solution to a wide range of problems. This presentation analyses the limits to the modernist approach to ‘problem-solving’ and the epistemology of the digital, suggesting that technological advances only shift the focus of the problem downwards, constituting a problem of ontological depth.

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