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Confronting The March Towards Cyborgization


Science fiction cyborgs are scary. They make me wonder if we would ever co-exist with such beings in real life. Well, if you are looking for cyborgs you might as well start looking at the mirror. Our race to adopt the latest technologies is slowly but surely turning all of us into these fearsome creatures….

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Wake Up Call: Helping A Generation Discern Reality


While Millennials continue to capture most of the headlines, we are just now starting to understand the next generation. Early reports are worrisome. The Atlantic just published an article about an extensive study on what is now called the Igeneration and how it compares to previous generations. They found that teenagers of this generation (born…

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Artificial Immortality: Honoring or Replacing our Parents?


Is there a way to achieve (artificial) immortality? What would that look like? This month’s Wired featured an article where journalist James Vlahos sought to immortalize his dying father by creating a chatbot that would mimic his dad’s knowledge, expressions and speech mannerisms. His moving account provided rich material for reflection. For a good portion…

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Debunking AI Myths: Specialized versus General AI


The noise around AI has been deafening lately. From tales of doom, fears of automation to promises of a new humanity, there is no limit for the speculation around this technology. As one tracking the news and articles around this topic, the task has become impossible. Not one day goes by without multiple articles, blogs,…

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Christian Transhumanism: A Bridge Between Theology and AI


In the previous blog, I talked about how theology has much to offer to the AI conversation. With that said, one must recognize that the conversation between AI and Theology is rather awkward at the moment. While sharing common points of references, there are still significant divides in values, worldviews and language. At the root of…

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Is Theology Relevant to Artificial Intelligence?


What does Theology have to do with Artificial Intelligence? What does Jerusalem have to do with Silicon Valley? In this blog, I want to address this question head-on to show that theology is not just relevant but much needed in the current debates about AI. If social media is any indication, not everyone sees the…

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Ultimate Narratives and Why Trump Is Irrelevant


I have intentionally steered clear from political topics in this blog. Yet, just like many in this season, I found myself needing to say something given the unique political moment the US is undergoing at this point. For starters, as an immigrant and strong believer in international cooperation, it is not too difficult to know…

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What Would Open AI Look Like?


In a previous blog I talked about how big government and big business were racing to get a piece of the AI revolution. In this blog, I want to explore the parallel grass-roots movement of open AI and its possibilities. Open-Source Movement: The Democratization of Technology There was a time in which to compete with technology required…

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How Do We Prepare the Next Generation For An AI Future?


In a previous blog, I described the trends that led to the current AI renaissance. In this blog, I want to talk about where AI is going and how we can prepare children and young adults to seize on the opportunities emerging from it.  The Global Race For AI Innovation AI startups are popping up…

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Why Is Artificial Intelligence All Over The News Lately?


AI hype has come and gone in the past. Why is back on the spotlight now? I will answer this question by describing the three main trends that are driving the AI revolution.

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