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"Simondon du désert' is an interesting movie about the philosopher Gilbert Simondon whose ideas should be of much interest to philosophers of information and technology.

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB1pe_PFyq8

Links to the presentations of Bezuidenhout, Binns, Newman, Pietsch, and Wheeler, have been added to the programme.

Programme and Abstracts for the 7th Workshop on the Philosophy of Information are now available 

http://socphilinfo.org/workshops/wpi7

FYI, a subreddit created to host a discussion group for reading Floridi's The Philosophy of Information: http://redd.it/2r7nvx.

1. Nature of the Award

The award shall consist of $1,000, given annually to a graduate student who is working on a dissertation on the philosophy of information (broadly construed). As we see it, the range of philosophical questions relating to information is broad, and approachable through a variety of philosophical traditions (philosophy of mind, logic, philosophy of information so-called, philosophy of science, etc.).

In his keynote speech for The Literary Consultancy's 2014 conference, author and renowned digital publishing pioneer Cory Doctorow talks about his creative experiments on and offline, and addresses head-on the thorny question of ‘Intellectual Property in a Digital Age’.

Listen on Soundcloud.

From the press-releaseAn historic milestone in artificial intelligence set by Alan Turing - the father of modern computer science - has been achieved at an event organised by the University of Reading.

This is the third post in our series where we put a member of our society in the spotlight, and allow them to introduce themselves on the basis of a short interview.

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