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A scientist wearing a lab coat is talking to a group of people in a science laboratory.
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AAAS celebrates 25 years connecting science and religion

Becky Ham

The AAAS DoSER program is celebrating 25 years of connecting science and religion on June 15 with a free virtual…
SciFi Explores Science, Morality, and Spirituality Throughout Time
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Imagining Different Worlds: Science, Ethics, and Faith in Science Fiction

In this recording of the 2020 holiday lecture and discussion, Br. Guy Consolmagno and Dr. Nnedi Okorafor discuss how intersections…
SciFi Explores Science, Morality, and Spirituality Throughout Time 2
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SciFi Explores Science, Morality, and Spirituality Throughout Time

McKenzie Prillaman

On 9 December 2020, DoSER's holiday lecture "Imagining Different Worlds: Science, Ethics, and Faith in Science Fiction" featured Br. Guy…
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…
J. Nathan Matias in an acoustic chamber, smiling at the camera
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J. Nathan Matias

We spoke with J. Nathan Matias about introducing Christian perspectives on AI’s role in society to Christian audiences, bridging between…
Technology’s Built-In Machine Bias Reflects Racism, Scholar Says
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Technology’s Built-In Machine Bias Reflects Racism, Scholar Says

Andrea Korte

In August 2020, Dr. Ruha Benjamin spoke on the future of technology, race, and religion.
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…