How is medical technology changing the way we view birth and death? What happens to our connection to others when we can be anonymous online? Is social media helping or hurting social justice causes?
These are a few of the questions that the Fall 2014 Sinai and Synapses Discussion Forum explores.
A new Pew study on religion and electronic media, hashtag activism and robot theology — here’s what’s new this week in the world of religion and technology.
Connor Wood argues that if you want to understand religion, you need to understand humans. And if you want to understand humans, you need to understand bodies. Our increasingly disembodied, tech-driven lives aren’t making that any easier.
The hidden meaning of passwords, the next iteration of humankind, and a new way to communicate even after we have died — here’s what’s new in religion and technology this week.
Facebook as a window into intoversion/extroversion, religious fundamentalists and robots, and the digital economy as a form of religion — here’s what’s new in religion and technology this week.
As medical technologies continue to grow, we are able to save many more people than in the past, but the ethical challenges will only increase. Rabbi Michelle Fisher experienced that tension during her chaplaincy days.
Using emojis for introspective journaling, why Muslims are using online dating, and how to slow down time — here’s what’s new in religion and technology this week.
Christmas lights as disruptive innovation, a rosary app, and social media as a form of connection during tragedy — here’s what’s new in religion and technology this week.