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Science: The Wide Angle Film Series 2
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Science: The Wide Angle Film Series

AAAS DoSER, in collaboration with Fourth Line Films, has produced an exciting series of short films to spark discussion of…
Technology’s Built-In Machine Bias Reflects Racism, Scholar Says
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Race to the Future: Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 4
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“Change is made in the smallest lines of code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 4 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores what needs to be done to change the design of racist technology and how faith traditions…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 3
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“The new jim code” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 3 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 2
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“Racism distorts vision” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 2 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology as well as the implications…
Race to the Future? Values and Vision in the Design of Technology and Society Part 1
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“We’re talking about power” — Ruha Benjamin excerpt, 1 of 4

Dr. Ruha Benjamin explores the effects of machine bias and systemic racism in modern technology and how technology is often…
Biblical Archaeology
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Biblical Archaeology

This course, taught by Charles K. Samson at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, is an expansive, thorough, and experienced introduction into the historical…
Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project
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Over 500 Religious Leaders Learn about Science Advances in a AAAS DoSER Continuing Education Project

Curtis L. Baxter III

The Science in Continuing Education for Pastors (“Continuing Education”) project provided religious leaders with resources and opportunities to learn about…
DoSER Supports Scientists Who Connect with Religious Communities
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  • 5 minute read

DoSER Supports Scientists Who Connect with Religious Communities

Katherine Lee

Dr. Fatimah Jackson and Dr. Nalini Nadkarni foster science engagement with faith communities.
Awe & Wonder: Scientists Reflect on Their Vocations 2
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To Be Human: Genetics, Origins, and Identity

What does it mean to be human? In this film, Drs. Georgia M. Dunston, Frans De Waal, and Rick Potts…