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The Good Robot

Podcast by Eleanor Drage, Kerry McInerney (née Mackereth)

What makes 'good' technology?

In The Good Robot podcast, researchers Eleanor Drage and Kerry Mackereth invite scholars, industry practitioners, activists, and more to provide their unique perspectives on what feminism can bring to the tech industry and the way we think about technology.

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Examples of previous episodes...

Catherine D'Ignazio (MIT Data + Feminism Lab) 
Programming for social justice.

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi (Dalai Lama Centre for Ethics and Transformative Values) 
Buddhism and AI.

Jason Edward Lewis (Concordia University)
Indigenous work in AI.

Neema Iyer (technologist, artist and founder of Pollicy)
Afrofeminist Approaches to AI Governance and Policy.

Frances Negron-Mutaner (award-winning filmmaker + professor at Columbia University)
Repurposing an ATM, Joy and Decolonial Politics in Puerto Rico.
Priya Goswami, (ward-winning filmmaker, activist and CEO) 
Feminist data practices and building apps that ‘do good’.
Anita Williams (Gates technology scholar and ex-Googler)
Challenges arising in the area of online abuse.

The Good Robot Podcast is part of the Gender and Technology project, a collaboration between the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and the Centre for Gender studies at the University of Cambridge. The project, is generously funded by Christina Gaw and seeks to translate scholarship into practical knowledge for industry, while also allowing industry approaches to inform academic work in the field of Gender Studies. It ultimately aims to provide the AI sector with practical tools for creating more equitable AI informed by intersectional feminist knowledge.

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