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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...

WeeklyTech #2 – The Changing Workforce

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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 future is here: Artificial Intelligence and the changing workforce George Jetson and his...

2 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting Our Families

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Here is an excerpt from my latest piece at Facts and Trends: “You’re using a new revolutionary piece of technology each day and might not even know it. I’m not talking about your smartphone or even the newest wearable device. I’m not talking about the latest laptop computer or even the tablet you just purchased. One of the most revolutionary technologies you encounter each day is artificial...

Why artificial intelligence can be a threat to human dignity

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About a month ago, Google announced a groundbreaking technology that it hopes will revolutionize the way humans interact with computers. Google Duplex was debuted at the Google I/O Developer Conference on May 8th in Mountain View, California. Duplex is a piece of artificial intelligence that can make phone calls for you. Google plans to release this technology to the public later this summer as a...

The Lie of Privacy in a World of Data Mining

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Here an excerpt from my latest article at The Gospel Coalition: “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. We saw recently how Facebook’s data was used by Cambridge Analytica to influence the outcome of the 2016...

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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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