Category Information Artifact Ontology

Wear Me: Art | Technology | Body

Next week I’ll be giving a talk at the Wear Me: Art | Technology | Body curated art exhibit and small academic symposium which will be hosted by the Decimal Lab and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. My paper is “Re-Ontologizing the Body: Data and Wearable Personal Status Monitoring (PSM) Devices” and takes […]

Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation

My article, “Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation,” is now available in the latest volume of the journal Communication +1. The theme of this volume is “Communication and New Materialism.” Here’s the abstract and link: Informational Ontology: The Meaning of Gilbert Simondon’s Concept of Individuation PDF “The French philosopher Gilbert Simondon […]

Fifth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information Program

I am extremely excited to be speaking at the Fifth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information next month along with Luciano Floridi. Find the program below. Program Central Committee Room, MacLaurin Building, University of Hertfordshire Wednesday 27 March 2013 9:00 9:15 Welcome, Tea, Coffee 9:15 10:00 Sabina Leonelli (Exeter), Data integration and the management of […]

What is Information Artifact Ontology?

What is Information Artifact Ontology? There are two fields I’d like to talk about here. Both contribute to the field of Information Artifact Ontology (IAO), which I consider a sub-field of Philosophy of Information (PI). IAO is concerned with the informational genesis of technological objects. The first, and in many ways more traditional field, comes […]