Posts by Jason Thacker

Ethics and Marketing

In our digital age, companies share data about us with platforms in order to gain valuable insight into things like shopping, reading, and viewing habits.

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Readings on Technology

The most common questions I receive when speaking or writing about technology is “where do I start learning about these issues” or “what does all of this mean for me right now?”

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Recommended Readings on Technology

We are constantly inundated with new technological products and services, as well as the often hidden dangers and misapplications of technology. Just the sheer pace of innovation can be daunting….

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How we trade our privacy for technology

Privacy is highly contested in the public square right now. Just mentioning it elicits a number of reactions from both the left and the right.

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Privacy and technology

You know the eerie feeling that someone is watching or listening to you? Maybe it’s the specific ad you get on social media after a conversation with your roommate or spouse, or how your mapping app, like Waze, seems to recommend your favorite coffee drink at the exact moment you yawn.

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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."