I am a Senior Lecturer of Systems and Organisation in the School of Management, University of York. He is interested in the application of complex systems theory in organisations, and how organisational culture, memory, and knowledge can be theorised as an emergent property of the system itself. I am also interested in the role of technology including, AI and machine learning on organizational decision making.
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My first attempts at podcasts for this site, produced sometime ago on YouTube, were two videos about the Crypto Wars. This is the story about the attempts to control the use of strong encryption in the late 1990s, and then … Continue reading
I have been thinking about what Donald Trump means for the ‘system’, by system I am thinking about the complex system that is the US Government Machine and its associated parts. Part of my thinking is that systems of Government … Continue reading
The presidential election is starting to look like the front line in a cyberwar. With different national and global actors waging a war of information (or disinformation), the main weapon being deployed seems to be the sowing the seeds of … Continue reading
The video below is a recording of Teresa May answering questions on the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. some interesting highlights (or low lights) for me where the following: She essentially didn’t answer the question on why it is unhelpful to … Continue reading