18 May 2011
A little bit pregnant: Why it’s a bad idea to regulate computers ...
Jennie Lee Building, Room 1 (Ground Floor, entrance via balcony)
Best selling science fiction author (www.craphound.com), blogger (www.boingboing.net), Guardian columnist (www.guardian.co.uk/profile/corydoctorow), and Computing Department Visiting Senior Lecturer Cory Doctorow will give an Invited seminar on the consequence of overzealous technology regulation, entitled:
A little bit pregnant: Why it's a bad idea to regulate computers the way we regulate radios, guns, uranium and other special-purpose tools.
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Contact: Seating is limited, so if you plan to attend please email Mary McMahon (M.McMahon@open.ac.uk) as soon as possible so we can advise you if there is sufficient space.