Web Science Lectures

The truth, the post truth, and nothing but no truth, so help me God

Jon Sopel, University of Southampton Pro-Chancellor, and the BBC’s North America Editor presents his lecture ‘The truth, the post truth, and nothing but no truth, so help me God’ as part of the University’s Distinguished Lecture series, on 6 March 2017.

Web Science: The Age of the Social Machine

WST board member, Anni Rowland-Campbell speaking at a Web Science Institute seminar at the University of Southampton, 11 October 2016.

The Web and its enemies

In this lecture, journalist, writer and commentator, Bill Thompson argues that we can use the tools of web science to design and build a better and more resilient web – but that we must move quickly or there will be nothing left to save.
University of Southampton, 10 February 2017.

Ted Nelson: “Two cheers for now”

As a guest of the Web Science Institute, hypertext and hypermedia pioneer, Dr Ted Nelson discusses his life’s work: “What I hoped for in 1960 and what the world has become”.
University of Southampton, 9 February 2016.