The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism

The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism

The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism

event Saturday, September 28, 2024 schedule 1.30pm - 2.30pm BST
event Saturday, September 28, 2024 schedule 1.30pm - 2.30pm BST
  • The Good Robot book cover and photo of Kerry McInerney
In-person at Sidgwick | £15
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Location: 
Sidgwick Site | View details

What is good technology? Is it even possible? And how can feminism help us work toward it?

Join Dr Kerry McInerney, Senior Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, as she discusses these crucial questions and her new book, The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism (with Dr Eleanor Drage). McInerney is an AHRC/BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker and the co-host of The Good Robot Podcast on gender, feminism and technology. She is the co-editor of Feminist AI: Critical Perspectives on Algorithms, Data and Intelligent Machines.

Speaker

Dr Kerry McInerney (Corpus Christi 2013)

Photo of Kerry McInerney

Dr Kerry McInerney (née Mackereth) is a Senior Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, where she co-leads the Global Politics of AI project on how AI is impacting international relations. She is also a Research Fellow at the AI Now Institute (a leading AI policy thinktank in New York) and was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, UCL for 2023-2024. Kerry is an AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker (2023), one of the 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics (2022), one of Computing’s Rising Stars 30 (2023), and she has been shortlisted for the Champion of Women - Champion of Innovation (2022), Women of the Future - Technology and Digital (2022), and Women in Tech Excellence - Rising Star (2022) awards.

Reading list

The Good Robot

Booking information

In-person lectures at the Sidgwick Site as part of Alumni Festival cost £15 per person.

Price: 
£15

Location

Sidgwick Site
West Road
Cambridge
CB3 9DP
United Kingdom

Contact

Alumni Festival Team
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