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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 #9 – Readings on Technology

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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?” While this reading list is by no means exhaustive, I hope to provide you with some solid first steps as you think about these pressing issues and how to navigate them with your family.

Recommended Readings on Technology

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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. Between balancing our priorities at home, roles at the office, and responsibilities to our churches and friends, it is far too easy for us to outsource discernment to other people and just accept what...

How we trade our privacy for technology

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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. From pallet platforms at the Iowa State Fair to the bully pulpit at America’s residence, we are seeing a number of calls for the technology sector to be regulated, change, or outright broken up. We are growing more and more convinced that we are being...

WeeklyTech #8 – Privacy and technology

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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. We live in a hyper-connected world and share some of the most intimate details of our lives more openly online...

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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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