Technology

The Pontifical Academy for Life is invited tech leaders to help frame ethical guidelines for artificial intelligence, know as "AI."
Sam Sawyer, S.J. February 07, 2020
The last time Father Malone left this column in my care (4/3/17), I made an argument for reading the long form of the Gospel when the Lectionary gives us that option. Today I’m going to make an even more shocking reading recommendation: You should read the comments.
The conference, titled "Promoting Digital Child Dignity—From Concept to Action," brought together religious leaders, academics, policymakers and tech industry leaders from around the world.
Robert Dean Lurie November 01, 2019
The technological changes Guardini witnessed during his lifetime (1885-1968) were far more dramatic, jarring and violent than anything we are likely to see in our own era. Yet the deeper I go into his writings, the more convinced I become of their urgency and relevance in the here and now.
Jaron Lanier (photo: Peter Steffen/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)
Santiago Ramos October 25, 2019
In his latest book, Lanier argues that all forms of social media treat human beings as if they were basically a bundle of nerve endings.
During a conference held in the Vatican on Sept. 27 on "The Common Good in the Digital Age," Pope Francis told delegates that there is a need to search for ways for society to deal with the challenges of the digital age.