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Lunchtime Talk: Prof Simon Schaffer

When Nov 20, 2018
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Cambridge Brew House, 1 King St, Cambridge CB1 1LH
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The Trust & Technology Initiative is launching a new series of informal lunchtime talks featuring speakers from a range of disciplines and backgrounds talking about their work in the context of trust and technology. 

On 20th November: Prof Simon Schaffer (History and Philosophy of Science) will be talking about how trust was initially established, and disputed, around early mechanical computers such as those designed by Babbage.

All events in our lunchtime talk series are open to the public. Registration is not required

N.B. lunch will not be provided, but the Brew House has an excellent selection of pub food which will be available to order.

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The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary research from Cambridge and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet technologies, society and power; to better inform trustworthy design and governance of next generation tech at the research and development stage; and to promote informed, critical, and engaging voices supporting individuals, communities and institutions in light of technology’s increasing pervasiveness in societies.

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