Future of Everything/Made by Humans/A Superior Spectre

All Things Futuristic


Tim Dunlop + Angela Meyer + Ellen Broad

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Science / Science Fiction/Dystopian Future/Speculative

302

#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Tim Dunlop

Tim Dunlop

Tim Dunlop is a Melbourne-based writer. His four books are an ongoing argument with the status quo, taking on the tired ideas of the political class and offering a better way forward. His new book, Voices Of Us, examines the 2022 election and the emergence of independents as a new political force.

Angela Meyer

Angela Meyer

Angela Meyer’s writing has been widely published, including in Best Australian Stories, Island, The Big Issue, The Australian, The Lifted Brow and Killings. She has previously published a book of flash fiction, Captives (Inkerman & Blunt).

She has worked in bookstores, as a book reviewer, in a whisky bar, and for the past few years has published a range of Australian authors for Echo Publishing, including award-winners and an international number one bestseller.

She grew up in Northern NSW and lives in Melbourne. A Superior Spectre is her debut novel.

Ellen Broad

Ellen Broad

Ellen Broad is an independent consultant and expert in data sharing, open data and AI ethics. She has worked in technology policy and implementation in global roles, including as Head of Policy for the Open Data Institute, an international organisation headquartered in London and co-founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, a leading expert in artificial intelligence. She has provided independent advice on data and digital issues to governments, UN bodies and multinational tech companies. She has testified before committees of the European and Australian parliaments, written articles for New Scientist and The Guardian, and been a guest of ABC Radio National programs Big Ideas and Future Tense.

#Moderator

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl’s media career spans more than 30 years, talking about Science in newspapers, radio, TV and books — 43 to date. His accolades range from the Ig Nobel Prize from Harvard University for his groundbreaking research into belly button fluff, to being one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures. Since 1995, he has been the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney.


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