Posts by Jason Thacker

David French on social media, free speech, and cultural division

There is no truly important political, cultural, legal, social, or religious force that is pulling Americans together more than it’s pushing Americans apart.

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A conversation with David French on social media, free speech, and cultural division

David French, senior editor at The Dispatch and a columnist for Time, joined me on the WeeklyTech Podcast, and we talk about his new book “Divided We Fall: America’s Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation“ and the role of social media in the divisions we face.

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Using Medical Technology as Whole People

In October 2019, my family’s life changed forever. My wife was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Being so young and healthy, we were both in shock when we heard the news.

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Why privacy matters

Each year on January 28, organizations and governments from around the world come together to highlight Data Privacy Day and raise awareness of the immense challenges to personal privacy in our technologically driven society.

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Should Amazon be able to ban books?

Last Sunday afternoon, conservative scholar and president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center Ryan T. Anderson received an online message from a would-be reader that his book When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment was no longer available for purchase on Amazon’s website.

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Jason Thacker Chair of Research in Technology Ethics

Jason serves as chair of research in technology ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is the author of "The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity" with Zondervan (March 2020). He is married to Dorie and they have two sons.