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Virtual Futures 2.0 Conference

The Virtual Futures 2.0 '11 conference returned to the University after a 15 year abscence. The event was organised by digital media artist, and Warwick student, Luke Robert Mason. It reconnected Warwick with one of the most important intellectual and cultural developments of our times – the technological extension of the human condition.

Professor Kevin Warwick - The Cyborg Experiments

14:35 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor Kevin Warwick delivers his talk 'The Cyborg Experiments' at Virtual Futures 2.0 at The University of Warwick


Circulating Flesh - Stelarc at Virtual Futures

13:29 Tue 13 Dec 2011

World-renowned artist Stelarc returns to Warwick, 16 years after appearing at Virtual Futures '95. He discusses his experiences past, present and future including his current 'Ear On Arm' project.


There's Nothing Virtual About the Future

13:06 Tue 13 Dec 2011

The University of the West of Scotland's Professor Andy Miah gives his presentation 'There's Nothing Virtual About the Future' at the University of Warwick's 'Virtual Futures 2.0' conference.


Sue Thomas - Virtual Futures 2.0

13:02 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Prof Sue Thomas of De Montfort University presents her talk "I Fell into Lambdamoo at Virtual Futures" at Virtual Futures 2.0.


Prof Steve Fuller - Who will recognise humanity 2.0 and will it recognise us?

11:16 Tue 02 Aug 2011

Steve Fuller, Professor of Sociology at Warwick discusses the ideas of transhumanism/posthumanism, explaining the potential directions in which humanity may move. How will we move forward in our evolution at a time of ever improving technology?

Behavioral Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Society, Sociology

Real Virtuality: Professor Alan Chalmers

11:11 Tue 02 Aug 2011

WMG's Professor Alan Chalmers presents his talk "Real Virtuality: High-fidelity multi-sensory virtual environment" at Virtual Futures 2.0. Discussing his research into how to create a virtual space?

Communications, Computer Science, Psychology, Society

Mark Fisher - Hub Culture; Cyberspace and Postcapitalism

11:08 Tue 02 Aug 2011

Mark Fisher presents his talk 'Hub Culture; Cyberspace and Postcapitalism" at Virtual Futures 2.0. We live in an age of rapid technological advancement, but what effect has this had on our cultural development?

Behavioral Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Society

Pat Cadigan

10:44 Tue 02 Aug 2011

Science fiction writer, Pat Cadigan is familiar with vitual reality, our reliance on technology and our fear of missing out on the next big thing. Her talk involved web browsing, highlighting technological change since the 1990s.