Ashley Shew works in philosophy of technology at its intersection with disability studies, emerging technologies, and animal studies. Shew currently serves as co-editor-in-chief of the journal of the Society for Philosophy and Technology, Techné. She is sole author of Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge (2017) and co-editor of three philosophy of tech volumes: Spaces for the Future (with Joe Pitt, 2017), Feedback Loops (with Andrew Garnar, 2020), and Reimagining Philosophy and Technology, Reinventing Ihde (with Glen Miller, 2020). Her essays are published in Nature, The Chronicle of Higher Education, IEEE Technology & Society, Inside Higher Ed, Nursing Clio, and Catalyst. Shew received a U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Grant, 2018-2023, to study narratives about technology from the disability community (#1750260). Her new book Against Technoableism will be published with Norton in Fall 2023.
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After graduating from Meiji University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, he worked for IBM Japan, Itochu Corporation, SAP Japan, Peking University Fangzheng Group, and BitAisle Equinix before joining Denso in 2016. In charge of IoT promotion in connected cars, he became General Manager of the Digital Innovation Office in 2017 and General Manager of the MaaS Development Department in 2018 before becoming an executive officer in January 2021. Currently, he is the Director of the Cloud Services Development Department of the Research and Development Center.