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Are We Too Fearful of Artificial Intelligence?
Perhaps the real risk is not the artificial intelligence itself, but our relationship to it as human beings.
Understanding Biotechnology, Jewishly
What does long-standing Jewish wisdom have to say about the very recent concept of growing organs?
Scary AI Is More “Fantasia” Than “Terminator”
Aligning an AI’s behavior with our values and goals is no trivial task.
Artificial Life: Worth Living? A Panel from the Genesis Project
What are the ethical implications of the latest developments in genetic engineering and the impact on improving the quality of human life?
Can You Build A Sukkah From An Elephant?
What does the sukkah tell us about where the “natural” ends and man’s making, the “artificial,” begins?
Does Judaism Value the Natural over the Man-made?
Nature is not an end in itself. Humanity is needed to complete that which was created to enhance what is natural.
Can Humans Create a Soul?
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”)?
A Scientific Creation Cantata
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.
Reaching for the Heavens: Technologies of Science and Religion
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.
Technology and Jewish Values – A Conversation with Professor Steven Goldman
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 Technology Changes Theology
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.