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A triple bill of great events

Adapted from a post published on the Digichamps blog written by Tom Davidson Busy week: Anni Rowland-Campbell, W3C UKI Launch, and Professor Jeanette Hoffman/ Digichamps ©2016 Friday, 14 October was a busy day to round off a busy week for the Southampton Web Science Institute. On Tuesday, the Institute held the first distinguished lecture of the week, welcoming Anni Rowland-Campbell who spoke about social machines in a talk that was very interesting and well received. Continue reading →

Web Science: the age of the social machine

Originally written and published on the Web Science Trust blog by Tim O'Riordan. At the Web Science Institute seminar held earlier this week WST board advisor, Anni Rowland-Campbell spoke on the socio-technical changes that are happening in the world as a result of the Social Machine, which began with the World Wide Web. The talk focused on Tim Berners-Lee's proposal of the Web where the “people do the creative work and the machine does the administration”1. Continue reading →

WSI Distinguished Lecture with Tom Steinberg

Has the landscape of technology for good changed irrevocably since 2008? – An evening with Tom Steinberg Friday 8th July, 2016 - The Web Science Institute were delighted to host a Distinguished Lecture with Tom Steinberg, founder of mySociety, and leading expert on technologies for good. Tom spoke to an enthusiastic audience on the topic of ‘Digital Technologies in the Public Interest’. Continue reading →