Creative Innovation 2019 (Ci2019)

Professor Kathleen Richardson (UK)

MC 6: Challenging ethical paradigms for the one or the many: Are democratically informed technologies better?

1 April 2019, 2:15pm – 4:45pm
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Deep Conversation

1 April 2019, 12:00 - 2:00 PM
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Gala Dinner

2 April 2019, 6:30 PM
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Plenary 2 – Sexy Robots – Feeling, Loving and Working

2 April 2019, 11:30 AM

Professor of Ethics of Culture of Robots and AI

Kathleen Richardson is Professor of Ethics of Culture of Robots and AI at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR) at De Montfort University. Kathleen completed her PhD at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge and she has carried out research on different kinds of robots including social robots, robots for children with autism and sex robots.

She is author of An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines (2015), Challenging Sociality: An Anthropology of Robots, Autism and Attachment (2018) and Sex Robots: The End of Love (forthcoming 2019). She is also founder of the Campaign Against Sex Robots.

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