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Interactions multimodales par écran (IMPEC) Conference 2022

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July 7, 2022

On July 7, 2022 at 3:30 a.m. (EST), or 9:30 a.m. (CET), Marcello Vitali-Rosati gives a lecture titled "Espaces publics et jardins partagés : les collectifs à l'ère des GAFAM" (Public Spaces and Shared Gardens: Collectives in the GAFAM Era) as part of the 2022 conference Interactions multimodales par écran (IMPEC) of the Lyon research unit ICAR. Registration and attendance information on the conference's website! Lecture will be recorded and available later.

In our digital lands, largely occupied and governed by the GAFAM, the optimism that prevailed in Barlow's Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace now seems far away, as AffordanceInfo recently noted. Is it still possible to imagine digital environments as free, plural, public spaces? By what actions can we "humanists" take ownership of digital spaces and make them livable, shared and open places?

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