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The Tension of Technology: Hope and Fear in the Digital Age

Most people, when thinking about technology, conjure up the idea of a smartphone, the internet, self-driving cars, or maybe even popular types of artificial intelligence such as Apple’s Siri or Google Home.

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The Lie of Privacy in a World of Data Mining

We live in a data-driven world. From our shopping habits and online reading to where we drive and our political leanings, data is being collected on us all the time, and many of us are just starting to realize that truth.

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The Future is Here: Artificial Intelligence & the Changing Workforce

George Jetson and his family lived in a future with flying cars, a household robot, and other high-tech luxuries.

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Why driverless cars (and other tech advances) benefit society

You might see a new way of driving hit the streets of California in April.

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Emmett Till and empathy: Reflections on my visit to the African-American History Museum

Wrapped in a bronze-colored metal lattice, with a structure fashioned after the three-tiered crowns used in Yoruban art from West Africa, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture covers 5 acres on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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What is Artificial Intelligence?

My family has a digital assistant working in our home that is incredibly smart, never takes a break, and never complains about its job.

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Dealing with my family’s history of racism in light of Charlottesville

My great-great-grandfather is buried on the campus of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. Private Hiram A. Thacker fought in the Alabama Infantry for the Confederate States of America.

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10 observations on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the Apple iPhone, a device that has helped shape our culture in many different ways.

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