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CategoryArtificial Intelligence

WeeklyTech #18- Why big tech struggles with ethics

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In April, Google made news yet again with the controversy surrounding the formation of an ethics board focused on artificial intelligence (AI). The board, tasked with the “responsible development of AI,” was to have eight members and meet four times over the course of 2019 to evaluate the ethical implications of AI development and to make recommendations to executives.

WeeklyTech #16 – AI and the Christian’s Call to Engage

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Editor’s Note With today’s edition of WeeklyTech, we have officially been live for four months! Thank you for your continued support and space in your inbox. I would love to hear any feedback you have on the newsletter in order to make it better for you to begin each week. Is there an issue or aspect of technology that is of particular interest to you? Something that...

WeeklyTech #11 – AI and War

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Increasingly in new drone and surveillance systems, human knowledge and actions are augmented and soon might be sidelined altogether. Should we shirk our responsibility and pass authority onto these machines? For Christians, the complex conversation about how AI should be developed as weapons centers on a biblical understanding of human dignity and responsibility

WeeklyTech #7 – China’s surveillance technology

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Millions of our global neighbors live under authoritarian and autocratic governments where the power of artificial intelligence (AI) is abused to retain a sense of control over others. Nations, such as China, use these tools, created for the common good, to diminish dignity in minority groups. Religious freedom and the pursuit of justice are threatened by the implementation of these tools each...

WeeklyTech #4 – The Age of AI

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Did you miss the the WeeklyTech newsletter today? Subscribe now at ERLC.com/tech. Is there an issue or aspect of technology that is of particular interest to you? Something that you are wondering about? Feel free to send any feedback, requests, or recommendations to Jason at weeklytech@erlc.com. The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity I am excited to announce that...

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Jason Thacker

Jason serves as Associate Research Fellow and Creative Director 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.

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