Posts by Jason Thacker

Why driverless cars (and other tech advances) benefit society

You might see a new way of driving hit the streets of California in April.

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Emmett Till and empathy: Reflections on my visit to the African-American History Museum

Wrapped in a bronze-colored metal lattice, with a structure fashioned after the three-tiered crowns used in Yoruban art from West Africa, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture covers 5 acres on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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What is Artificial Intelligence?

My family has a digital assistant working in our home that is incredibly smart, never takes a break, and never complains about its job.

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Dealing with my family’s history of racism in light of Charlottesville

My great-great-grandfather is buried on the campus of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. Private Hiram A. Thacker fought in the Alabama Infantry for the Confederate States of America.

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10 observations on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the Apple iPhone, a device that has helped shape our culture in many different ways.

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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.