FORA.tv Speaker - John Naughton

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Biography

Naughton is vice-president of Wolfson College, Cambrigde, and Emiritus Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology at the British Open University. In 1972 Naughton joined the Open University as a lecturer in which he co-designed courses that introduced students to the use of computers and in 1990 he created the Open University's first online course. Naughton is now known for his research within Digital Humanities which explores the intersection between computing and the broader humanities. Besides his academic achievements, Naughton has worked in journalism for the BBC, The New Statesman and the Observer, where he won the prestigious "Critic of the Year" prize three times. He now writes the Observer's "Networker" column.

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An Open World: Scientists and Politics

12.06.13 | 01:31:52 min | 0 comments