Invited Talks, Workshops and Interviews

Refracting Interfaces: Autonomy, Opacity, and Accountability. Invited Workshop: Screen Operations. Humboldt University (July 13-14, 2016).

To Automate or to Heteromate? A Revised History of Computing. Invited Talk. Computer Science Colloquium, Die Fakultät für Informatik, University of Vienna. http://informatik.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/user_upload/fak_informatik/NEWS/2016/documents/20160629_ekbia.pdf (June 29, 2016).

The Political Economy of Drone Warfare. Invited Talk. Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (June 23, 2016)

Our Romantic Past and Robotic Future. Invited Talk. Kunstuniversität Linz (June 10, 2016) http://www.ufg.ac.at/Newsdetail.1899+M59f9bf8ab37.0.html.

“Capital, Work, Computing.” Invited Workshop. School of Media and Information, University of Siegen, Germany (June 6, 2016)

Command and Idea: Natural and Artificial. Keynote Talk. Zentralen Laborraum des Exzellenzcluster Bild Wissen Gestaltung, Humboldt University, Berlin, http://www.kreativplattform.at/ (April 28, 2016)

Computing and Capitalism: Dynamics of Systemic Change. Keynote Talk. Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science. European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna. http://www.bcsss.org/dissemination/lectures/vienna-2016-hamid-ekbia-computing-and-capitalism-dynamics-of-systemic-change/ (April 1, 2016).

Schöne Neue-Drohnenwelt. Interview with Der Standard. March 28, 2016.
http://derstandard.at/2000033456214/Schoene-neue-Drohnenwelt

Drones: Technologies of (Dis)Order. Invited Talk. IFK: Internationales Forschungszentrum, Kulturwissenschaften, (March 14, 2016)

Heteromation and Other Stories of Computing and Capitalism. Invited Talk. Renowned Scholars Seminar. Department of IT Management. Copenhagen School of Business, (March 11, 2016). http://www.cbs.dk/node/254083

Heteromation: A Précis. Invited Talk. School of Media and Information. University of Siegen, Germany, (February 24, 2016)

Drones at Liberty. Radio interview with the Community Radio (WFHB), (July 7, 2015)
http://wfhb.org/news/interchange

Drones at Liberty. Radio interview with the Community Radio (WFHB), (July 7, 2015)
http://wfhb.org/news/interchange

The Iranian Nuclear Deal. Radio interview with the student radio WIUX 99.1 (February 27, 2015)

Personalized Therapy Using Diagnostic Games. Invited Talk. John Knox Home Health Agency. Pompano Beach, FL. (October 23, 2014).

Alam High School, A documentary, Saman Media. http://www.alamhighdoc.com/

Faculty Summit. Invited Participant. Microsoft Research. Seattle, WA. (July 13-16, 2014).

Human Computation Roadmap Summit, Invited Participant. Computing Community Consortium. Woodrow Wilson Center. Washington DC. (June 18-20, 2014).

Workshop on Social, Economic, and Workforce Implications of Big Data Analytics and Decision-Making, Invited Group Leader, National Science Foundation, Washington DC. (January 30-31).

AI, Its Metaphors, and Their Mutations. Keynote Talk at the Third Beyond AI Conference, Pilsen, The Czech Republic, (November 11-14, 2013).

Digital Dilemmas. Invited Talk at the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University. (Oct. 14, 2013).

Playing to Heal. Interview with Imagine, Indiana University Foundation Magazine. Fall 2013. http://imagine.iuf.indiana.edu/articles/fall13/ekbia.html

Specialists See Tools to Treat Pain in Video Games. Ashley Southall. The New York Times (April 21, 2013). http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/21/health/in-gaming-some-see-tools-to-treat-pain.html?smid=tw-nytimeshealth&seid=auto&_r=0

Video Games to Add Fun and Affordability to Stroke Rehab. Inside Indiana Business, (April 30, 2013) http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/life-sciences.asp?ID=2939&Detail=True                                                                               

Assisting Stroke Sufferers with Video Games, Indiana Clinical-Translational Science Institute (March 2013) https://www.indianactsi.org/news/ekbia                                           

Heteronomous Humans and Autonomous Agents: The Paradox of AI. Keynote Talk at the Second Beyond AI Conference, Pilsen, The Czech Republic, (November 5-6, 2012).

Digital Discipline. Invited talk at the Information Systems and Innovation Group, Management Science Group, London School of Economics and Political Science. London, UK. (Dec.6, 2011)

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Best Practices for Understanding and Evaluating Clinical Workflows. AMIA Annu Symp. Invited Panel. Boston, MA, (November 13-17, 2011).

NSF Workshop on the Future of Research on Computer Games and Virtual Worlds, University of California, Irvine (Sept. 23-24, 2010).

Workshop on the Future of Research on Free/Open Source Software (June 23-24, 2010). Computing Community Consortium, Computing Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Dubious Partners: Serious Games and Personal Health (April 8, 2010). Health Informatics Seminar. School of Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Computerization of Health: Personalizing the Impersonal. Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics. Bloomington, IN. (March 5, 2010)

Birth of a Robot: Interview by Abigail Tucker, The Smithsonian Magazine (June 20, 2009)
Special issue on Frontiers of Science.                                                         

Uneven Spatialities — The Material, Virtual, and Cognitive. Interview with Eric Sheppard. The Information Society, 25, 364-369.
 
Health Information and Privacy (October 26–27, 2009)
A Research Agenda for Privacy and Security of Healthcare Technologies Workshop, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.

Personal Health Records: An Interactive View (Sept. 23–25, 2009)
The 11th Biennial Regenstrief Institute "Open Health Methodologies" Conference, French Lick, IN.

Cognitive Science: A History (August 4, 2008)
Department of Computer Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.

SDS Knowledge Portal Workshop (May 6-7, 2008). The Redlands Institute, Redlands, CA.

Minding the Machine (April 15, 2008)
Association for Computing Machinery, Student Chapter, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
 
Agent-Based Modeling in GIS (March 30, 2008). Complex Networks and Systems Series, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Agent Analyst (March 27, 2008). Colloquium, Department of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

SDSS Knowledge Repository Workshop (Feb. 8-9, 2008). The Redlands Institute, Redlands, CA.

Mental Models in Information Science (Feb. 4, 2008)
Seminar on Philosophy of Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Social Informatics: The Past and the Future (Nov. 14, 2007)
Student Callout, Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. 

Bridging the Gulf between ABM and GIS: A Three-Tier Approach (April 15-16, 2007)
National Science Foundation Workshop on Agent-Based Modeling of Complex Spatial Systems
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA.

Making Sense of Bugs: A Discourse Analysis Approach (March 26, 2006)
School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Artificial Intelligence: Hype versus Hope (July 14, 2005)
Faculty of Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.
 
Network Organizations: From Theory to Practice (May 4, 2005)
CRITO Series, University of California, Irvine, CA.

Understanding Change: Lessons from Enron (April 5, 2005)
MBA Program, School of Business, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Discourses of Reliability in Free/Open Software Movement (March 5, 2005)
National Science Foundation Workshop on Social Informatics, Irvine, CA.

Discourses of Reliability in Free/Open Software Development (March 4, 2005)
Colloquium, School of Business, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Network Organizations: An Extended Multivalent Model (Feb. 18, 2005)
School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

The Management of Change: Lessons from Enron (April 17, 2004)
MBA Program, School of Business, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

Network Organizations: A Multivalent Model (Nov. 7, 2003)
Colloquium, School of Business, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA.

The Role of Representations in Open Source Software Development (Oct. 9, 2003)
National Science Foundation, Continuous Design Workshop, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

How Far Are We Networked, Indeed? (November 20, 2002)                    

Department of High Technology Management, California State University, San Marcos, CA.