Aligning an AI’s behavior with our values and goals is no trivial task.
What are the ethical implications of the latest developments in genetic engineering and the impact on improving the quality of human life?
What does the sukkah tell us about where the “natural” ends and man’s making, the “artificial,” begins?
Nature is not an end in itself. Humanity is needed to complete that which was created to enhance what is natural.
Is there some unique essence that separates natural-born humans from creations that seem to reproduce the same electro-chemical workings as the human brain (“a soul”)?
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.
Astrophysicist and Christian John ZuHone realizes that in both his scientific life and his religious life, he must rely on something “in between” to get to what he’s really after.
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?
Just as automation is (and will be) radically changing the economic landscape, technology is (and will be) radically changing how we perceive theology and God.