[NetBehaviour] PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet
marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Thu Nov 20 14:41:32 CET 2014
PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet
Cybersalon, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Democracy,
University of Westminster and Spring invites you to a special set of events.
2 -- 5pm, Project CYBERSYN Symposium
A roundtable discussion with Raul Espejo on Stafford Beer's Viable
System Model and how it can help us democratise the Net today. Chaired
by Professor Graham Smith of the Centre for the Study of Democracy.
This session is recommended for people who are already familiar with the
works and ideas of Stafford Beer.
7 -- 10pm, Project CYBERSYN Public Lecture
Raul Espejo, Former Operational Director of Project CYBERSYN, in
conversation with Paul Cockshott, Scottish computer scientist and reader
at the University of Glasgow, chaired by Richard Barbrook, author of
Imaginary Futures: from thinking machines to the global village and
lecturer at the University of Westminster. This talk explores the
contrast between Stalinist economic management and visions of a
bottom-up cybernetic communism.
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