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Yudhanjaya Wijeratne

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Yudhanjaya Wijeratne is the Nebula Award-nominated author of Numbercaste, The Inhuman Race, and several other stories. He works as a researcher with the Data, Algorithms and Policy team at LIRNEasia, a think tank working across the Global South; he also cofounded Watchdog Sri Lanka, a factchecker. His recent bestselling novel, the Salvage Crew, explores AI, language and first contact, was narrated by Nathan Fillion, and was an experiment in collaborating with procedural generation, including a planet generator and a retrained OpenAI GPT-2.