Bristol University Press

A newly-created dynamic, not-for-profit scholarly press based at the University of Bristol

Bristol University Press, and its imprint Policy Press, are committed to publishing the highest-quality scholarship in the social sciences and aligned disciplines. We want our work to make a positive contribution from the advancement of ideas through to practical implementation.

As a not-for-profit publisher, we are able to put integrity before profit and research before sensationalism to ensure that we provide an internationally respected platform for the global scholarly community to disseminate work that matters.

10:00 - 11:00

12th November THURSDAY

Slow Computing: Why We Need Balanced Digital Lives by Rob Kitchin and Alistair Fraser

Is it possible to experience the joy and benefits of computing, but to do so in a way that gives us control over our time and data? In this interactive workshop we’ll explore individual and collective ways to practice slow computing and set out solutions to enable you to reflect on what it means to practice 'slow computing' and how it might relate to your own life.