(This post is part of the Sinai and Synapses Discussion Forum, a collection of perspectives on specific topics. It is part of our Fall 2014 series, “Are We Using Technology, or is Technology Using Us?“)
Technologies penetrate every aspect of our lives, often in ways we aren’t even aware of. What Jewish values can and should guide our use of technology? How can Judaism help us understand the ethical problems raised by the exploitation of technological innovations?
Those questions (and more) were part of a conversation (hosted by ELI Talks) with Professor Steven Goldman, Professor of Humanities at Lehigh University, and one of the world’s experts on the relationship between science, technology and society.