Portrait of Kate Devlin

Kate Devlin

Kate Devlin is a writer and academic. She is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London. A former archaeologist, with a PhD in computer science, Kate researches into how society interacts with and reacts to technological change and what we can learn from that in forecasting new and emerging tech, particularly our relationships with machines. Her book, Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots (Bloomsbury, 2018), examining the ethical and social implications of technology and intimacy, has received wide critical acclaim. Kate is a campaigner for equality for women in tech.