Ava Kelly

Ava Kelly is a nonbinary speculative writer and engineer. Secretly a pile of cats in a trenchcoat, Ava’s goal is to bring into the world more tales of friendship and compassion, dedicated to trope subversion, stories that give the void a voice. Romanian living in Norway, Ava is an avid explorer of culture and its reflection upon life and creativity, both in art and in tech design. Among their works are the award-winning novel Havesskadi, the short story “A Sudden Displacement of Matter” part of the Lambda-nominated anthology Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventurers, and the illustrated book of nonbinary fairy tales Alia Terra – Stories from the Dragon Realm.

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Writing a Moving Target: AI for the Bewildered

May 12, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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One of the most startling aspects of today’s artificial intelligence landscape has been the rapidity with which it has recently developed. What is a science fiction writer to do when new breakthroughs arrive faster than submission responses? Our panel brings you the basics you need to understand and write about what you’re seeing, their thoughts on trends to watch, and developments that are (probably) still safely far off.

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