How AI Development is Shaped by Science Fiction Narratives

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Dr Kerry McInerney & Dr Eleanor Drage
Date 23/11/2023 at 17.30 - 23/11/2023 at 19.00 Where Gatsby Room (Chancellor's Centre)

A conversation about feminism, planetary humanism, and global imaginaries.

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In this engaging event, Dr Kerry McInerney and Dr Eleanor Drage will delve into the influence of science fiction narratives on the development of AI, shedding light on how these narratives have shaped the trajectory of emerging AI technologies.With their combined expertise, they will explore the intersection of ethics, technology, and storytelling, offering a holistic perspective on the future of artificial intelligence.


is a Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, where she researches anti-Asian racism and AI and Asian diasporic approaches to AI ethics. She is an AHRC/BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker, where she brings complex conversations about gender, race and artificial intelligence to wide audiences.

started her career in financial technology before co-founding an e-commerce company. Now a Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, she maintains her strong interest in commercial concerns and opportunities in AI by working to bridge the gap between industry in academia in AI Ethics.


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This event will take place in Gatsby Room on the first floor of the Chancellor's Centre. It has step-free access with a lift and there is an accessible toilet located each floor of the building.

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