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Toshie Takahashi is Professor in the School of Culture, Media and Society, Waseda University, Tokyo.  She has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge as well as Harvard University and Columbia University.  She conducts cross-cultural and trans-disciplinary research on the social impact of robots as well as the potential of AI for Social Good. Her latest book, entitled “Towards the age of Digital Wisdom” (2016, Shinnyosha, in Japanese) is based on the collaborative project on “Young People and Digital Media” with the University of Oxford and Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center won the first prize for the Telecommunication social science award. Finally, Takahashi sits on the technology advisory committee of The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020.