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John Danaher      

Senior Lecturer at NUI Galway School of Law

John Danaher is an author, podcaster and academic and lecturer at the National University of Ireland (NUI) focused on ethical, social and legal implications of emerging technologies, and other philosophical topics.

He is the co-author of A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence (MIT Press 2021), the author of Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World Without Work (Harvard University Press, 2019) and the coeditor of Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (MIT Press 2017). He has published dozens of academic papers on the risks of advanced AI, the ethics of social robotics, automation and the future of work, and the ethics of human enhancement, His work has appeared in The Atlantic, VICE: Motherboard, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times, Aeon, and The Philosophers’ Magazine.

On his podcast, he interviews world leaders on the confluence of Society, Ethics and Tech.

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