Chesher, Chris

Sydney University

Chris Chesher is Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures in the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. His research interests address digital media technologies in their cultural and historical contexts from the perspective of transdisciplinary media studies and cultural studies. He has published on mining robotics as media technologies, the robotic moment with Furby memes on YouTube, social robots and Bateson’s metacommunication and Mindstorms robots through Simondon’s mechanology. His current research interests include social and cultural robotics, smart home/smart city and the theory of computers as invocational media.