Technology

3 crucial areas of ethical research in technology for the Digital Public Square

A new project seeking to equip the Church with wisdom for a digital age Nearly every area of our lives has been technicized or digitized in one way or another…

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Deepfakes and the Degradation of Truth

Charles Spurgeon singing! Frederick Douglass moving! Tom Cruise playing golf on TikTok! If you’ve seen any of these things online, you’ve encountered an amusing and significant new technology: deepfakes. While deepfake technology, powered…

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Why reading books you disagree with helps you grow

Amidst the constant distractions and shallowness on social media, reading a book can serve as a reprieve from the onslaught of information and as a way to challenge yourself to…

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The Dehumanizing Irony of the Digital Age: Planned Parenthood, technology, and the longing for community

In January 2019, Planned Parenthood announced the launch of a sexual health chatbot named Roo, which is designed to help answer some of the most awkward or intimate questions that…

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How social media can impede our witness: The disconnect of the digital life

Recently, I was reading a book and was impressed by the scholar’s careful exposition, nuanced approach, and charitable engagement with critics. Naturally, in the age of social media, I decided…

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