Posts by Jason Thacker

Two things to remember before you share about your kids online

As parents, we tend to share things online about our children without much thought. And the cute, intimate moments of childhood and adolescence are shown to thousands of “followers” and “friends” online without their knowledge or consent. Yet, have we stopped to think about what effects this will have on our children as they grow older?

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How to think about screen time and our kids

A new survey about tweens and teenagers confirms what most of us already knew: our kids are spending a lot of time online and watching video content.

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Why big tech struggles with ethics

In April, Google made news yet again with the controversy surrounding the formation of an ethics board focused on artificial intelligence (AI).

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How the Internet is Weakening our Language

The statistics are truly astounding. American adults are now spending more than 11 hours a day consuming media.

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AI and the Christian’s Call to Engage

In early 2018, Google was under intense pressure from its own employees to drop a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Jason Thacker Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Ethics

Jason serves as assistant professor of philosophy and ethics at Boyce College and a research fellow in Christian ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Following Jesus in a Digital Age" and "The Digital Public Square: Christian Ethics in a Technological Society."