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Hao Jingfang

Hao Jingfang

Beijing

Hao Jingfang is a Chinese science fiction writer and the first woman to receive the Hugo Award for Best Novelette for “Folding Beijing”, a fiction set in a dystopian futuristic society, in which time has been divided and parcelled out to separate the population. The book is currently being turned into a movie. She recently published a collection of AI-related novelettes entitled “Mirror of Man”. Hao also works as a macroeconomics researcher at the China Development Research Foundation, currently focusing on the role of AI for policy-makers.