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AI&F’s Evolving Leadership

AI&F’s Evolving Leadership

AI and Faith is approaching the fifth year anniversary of its launch and four years as a corporation. Three years ago this month we started publishing our monthly digital Newsletter.  Just in the past year, we’ve got a lot to celebrate, including: global publicity...

An Interview with Dr. Philip Butler

An Interview with Dr. Philip Butler

Dr. Philip Butler is Assistant Professor of Theology and Black Posthuman Artificial Intelligence Systems at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.  Professor Butler is also a panelist for the program “AI and Religion in 2041” organized by AI&F for the AI...

Brain Surveillance Pros and Cons

Brain Surveillance Pros and Cons

As EEG and fMRI "smartcaps" make their way into general use, Duke philosopher and law professor Nita Farahany says it's time to engage in a "battle for our brains." The 70,000 thoughts we have daily are becoming more and more transparent. It's time to fight for our...

AI&F Expert Community passes the Century Mark

AI&F Expert Community passes the Century Mark

Once again this month, AI and Faith welcomes a diverse array of new experts who promise to be great additions to our mission to “identify, connect, encourage and equip” sophisticated faith perspectives on AI ethics.  Here are short biographies of our new experts...

Reviewing Get Your Life Back & Resilient

Reviewing Get Your Life Back & Resilient

It was November of 2019 and I was in Colorado Springs for an event John Eldredge called “Homecoming”. He had a new book on the way and Homecoming was an early-access event. I’ve been following John Eldredge for many years now. Wild at Heart quite literally and...

AI and Faith Focus on Tech Ethicists in the UK

AI and Faith Focus on Tech Ethicists in the UK

Our AI&F Advisor Scott Hawley (physics, technology and ethics) is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at Belmont University in Nashville, where he teaches physics to audio engineering students. And of course, being in Nashville he plays music on...

Digitalisation from an Islamic Perspective

Digitalisation from an Islamic Perspective

A key purpose of AI&F is to identify AI ethics and values issues of particular importance to the faith traditions of members in our AI&F expert community.  We asked our Advisor Yaqub Chaudhary (AI, cognitive science and ethics) to provide an overview of such...

AI and the Breath of God

AI and the Breath of God

A claim for 'sentience' in a Google AI agent challenges us to ask: What is a person? The case of Blake Lemoine has the sound of a sci-fi film. In fact, it's a drama that's actually unfolding, signaling the start for real of the big debate we've known all along was...

Book Review of “The Shame Machine”

Book Review of “The Shame Machine”

In her new book, “The Shame Machine,” the author and mathematician Cathy O'Neil (also the author of the wonderful “Weapons of Math Destruction”) discusses the “shame industry,” its creators and proponents, and what can be done about it. O'Neil argues that shame, once...

The Apocalyptic Imagination:  AI in Human Flourishing

The Apocalyptic Imagination: AI in Human Flourishing

A Conversation in Faith with Michael Paulus "Artificial intelligence has become one of the most powerful and pervasive technologies in our lives," writes Michael Paulus in his just-published AI, Faith and the Future, a book he co-edited and co-authored with colleagues...

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