Lydia is a digital anthropologist and writer whose interests include data, artificial intelligence, bodies, health and culture. She works in the areas where these themes meet; researching workflows and practice in order to design new tools for research, and inform digital debate. In recent work she’s enjoyed exploring the ethical and regulatory frame of artificial intelligence in government decisions; writing stories as part of a plausible, optimistic future of the NHS; writing and editing a collection of stories and essays which explore a post-antibiotic apocalypse.
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Charles is a serial entrepreneur who has focused his career on solving tough technology challenges for some of the world's largest organisations.
A self-confessed 'geek' at heart, Charles combines his technical fluency with his business nous to really get to grips with how best to conceive, design, build and implement solutions which can unlock transformative business value.
He is an experienced public speaker having presented at various events in the UK, US, and the Middle East on the philosophical questions around Smart Devices, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence industry and the societal impact of the application of this technology. Find more on Charles at the dataphilos.com
Ruth Coustick-Deal (@nesient) has spent seven years working in the intersection of technology and human rights, in both advocacy and research. She runs a podcast The Intersection of Things (theintersectionofthings.com) which discusses current issues in the world of technology, from an intersectional feminist perspective with her co-host Marianela Ramos Capelo. She connects women's rights and the internet politically and practically, advocating for a consent-focused approach to technology.
Ruth has been a speaker in many international forums and events on digital policy, from explaining the Snowden revelations to understanding EU copyright legislation.
Carissa Véliz is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Institute for Ethics in AI, and a Fellow at Hertford College at the University of Oxford. She works on privacy, technology, moral and political philosophy, and public policy. Véliz has published articles in media such as the Guardian, the New York Times, New Statesman, and the Independent. Her academic work has been published in The Harvard Business Review, Nature Electronics, Nature Energy, and The American Journal of Bioethics, among other journals. She is the author of Privacy Is Power (Bantam Press) and the editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics.