[NetBehaviour] PROJECT CYBERSYN: Chile & the Socialist Internet

marc garrett 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.

http://www.cybersalon.org/project-cybersyn-chile-the-socialist-internet/


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