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Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Kieron O’Hara

Kieron O'Hara is a senior research fellow in Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His interests are in the philosophy, sociology and politics of technology, particularly the World Wide Web and the Semantic Web; key themes are trust, transparency, privacy and the use of technology to support human memory. He has had a central involvement in the development of the discipline of Web Science. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Paul Caplan

After a career in business to business journalism as editor, photographer and designer Paul formed his own company to provide digital media consultancy to the UK Government, public sector and charities as well as business. His journalism and photography has appeared in national magazines and newspapers and his clients have included COI Communications, the Royal Air Force, NHS and Airbus. He is completing a practice research PhD at Birkbeck, University of London. Continue reading →

#SxSC2 Speaker Bios

You can now read all the #SxSC2 speaker bios in one place and individually below: Tom Barnett Toby Beresford Paul Caplan Tom Chapman Julius Duncan Jeremy Frey Hugh Glaser Abigail Harrison Andrew Keen Mike Lister Kieron O'Hara Madeline Paterson Alan Patrick Alan Rae Guy Stephens Danny Weston Ring... Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Jeremy Frey

Jeremy Frey is Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Southampton, UK He is fully committed to a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to chemical research. He uses laser spectroscopy to probe molecular structure, reactivity, and dynamics in a variety of environments, ranging from single molecules to interfaces and surfaces, which he studies with interfacial non-linear spectroscopy. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Danny Weston

Danny is currently pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Greenwich funded by the RCUK DE project, applying Actor Network Theory to 'Bots'. He also has an interest in Floridi's 'Philosophy of Information' and 'Information Ethics', Computational epistemology and social media.  Whilst his academic background is in philosophy and politics he has also spent nearly a decade working in IT roles. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Ring Xu

Ring Xu is currently studying for her PhD in Marketing in the University of Southampton. Her research interest is in social media marketing, especially in online networked marketing in social media websites. At SXSC2 she will be running a workshop to demonstrate how business can benefit from building a profile on Sina Weibo, one of the most popular Chinese social networking sites.  She can be found on Twitter @ringmktgx and Sina Weibo @戒指MKTG小博士. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Julius Duncan

Julius Duncan, Marketing Director – Headstream, and Project Director – Social Brands 100  Julius has been leading the communication industry’s thinking on social media for the past six years. Since co-founding social specialist Headstream in 2006 he has influenced the development of social media from its early status as an experimental arm of ‘digital PR’, to the enterprise changing discipline it is today. Continue reading →