Media Technology MSc

“Investigating mistakes that people make while thinking”, open guest lecture by Michael Lissack

Open guest lecture by Prof. Michael Lissack, "Investigating mistakes that people make while thinking; The Uncanny Valley, affordances and loss-ness and Jensen’s inequality".

Michael Lissack the Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, President-Elect of the American Society for Cybernetics and ISCE Professor of Meaning in Organizations. He is an experienced lecturer in the topics of organization, coherence, emergence and related fields. Read more about Michael Lissack at or

This guest lecture was proposed and organized by Media Technology student Terrence Letiche, who will also moderate the session. Terrence recently completed his graduation project on breaching social conventions through technological mediation, and has active interest and knowledge regarding technological interference in organization. He is currently in search of a PhD position (hint, hint). The presentation should be relevant to students and staff who are interested in topics connecting technology, media, ethics, coherence and emergence.

When and where?
Monday, September 15, 16:45-17:45h
Room 413 of the Snellius building, Niels Bohrweg 1, Leiden

Students, alumi, LIACS staff and all others are invited to attend.

15 September 2014