Book Club 

How the Book Club works

Every 2 months the Book Club members receive an email with 3 books to choose from for their next meeting. After a week, results with the final selection are sent to everyone, so that all members have time to order and read (at least some of!) the book. At the end of the following month members meet up and discuss. Sometimes the authors join in. Sign up for the newsletter because we also attach discount codes from publishers. Check the Global Events Calendar, your email and the pinned messages at Slack for the date of the next meeting. Easy peasy lemon squeezy!

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Maria Spyropoulou, organiser of the Women in Voice Book Club

I have a question/ book suggestion/ funny dog picture. Whom do I contact?

Maria is running the Book Club. You can find her on Slack (both Women in Voice official Slack workspace and the dedicated Book Club Slack workspace); just DM @maria spyropoulou. Alternatively, you can send an email to bookclub@womeninvoice.org. Cat pictures also welcome.

Currently reading

You look like a thing and I love you

AI is everywhere. It powers the autocorrect function of your iPhone, helps Google Translate understand the complexity of language, and interprets your behavior to decide which of your friends’ Facebook posts you most want to see. But how does it actually work?

Janelle Shane, a scientist and engineer, explains how AI understands our world, and what it gets wrong, through her hilarious experiments, real-world examples, and illuminating cartoons. More than just a working knowledge of AI, she hands readers the tools to be skeptical about claims of a smarter future.

A comprehensive study of the cutting-edge technology that will soon power our world, YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU is an accessible, hilarious exploration of the future of technology and society. It’s ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY meets THING EXPLAINER: An approachable guide to a fascinating scientific topic, presented with clarity, levity, and brevity by an expert in the field with a powerful and growing platform.

Our next meeting is on the 28th of May @ 20:00 GMT. For the link check your email or Slack.

What we have read in the past

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