Norms for the Digital Age: Call for Proposals for AIT’s Second Forum 2025

Archives of IT (AIT) is organising its second one-day academic-practitioner forum on Norms for the Digital Age. The forum will run from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday 28 January 2025 with spaces for up to 50 in-person participants. It will be hosted as a hybrid event at the Livery Hall of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists.

Archives of IT inaugural Forum on the Histories of the Internet 2024

On 9 January 2024 AIT held the first of an annual series of forums on the histories of the internet and our networked digital society (read more button goes to highlights). On this page you can read all the talks by a multi-disciplinary set of academics, practitioners and leaders from civil society, business, industry, and government.

Stories of the Internet from the pioneers who made it happen

This feature, published in November 2023, charts some of the history and current developments of the internet and formed the backdrop to the AIT Forum on the Histories of the Internet. Looking through our archive we can map many of the significant developments from initial ideas to tests as well as its commercialisation, initial uses and benefits and risks to society.