Articles on Technology

A major evangelical website recently reviewed a new book on the rise of technology in which the review lamented the challenges Christians face when navigating the digital world led by Google, Amazon, and Facebook. It was a helpful review of... Continue...

George Jetson and his family lived in a future with flying cars, a household robot, and other high-tech luxuries. The Jetsons originally premiered in 1962 as a sci-fi fantasy cartoon produced by Hanna-Barbera and relaunched in the late ’80s. The... Continue...

The longer I’ve wrestled with the challenges of digital technology in my life and in the lives of others, the more convinced I’ve become that the ultimate answer is not “no technology” or “more technology,” but “more theology.” If we... Continue...

Imagine overhearing the following conversation: Company X: “I’d like you to give me access to your personal data (email, birthday, address, etc.), a list of a hundred of your friends, family, and acquaintances, and permission to use that information in... Continue...

You might see a new way of driving hit the streets of California in April. Last week, California became the first state to allow driverless cars the freedom to be on state roads without a human safety driver. In the... Continue...

Myke Hurley and CGP Grey discussed their first virtual reality (VR) experience in hushed tones. They joked of sounding like drug users talking about their first high. “I feel my life is fundamentally different now,” said Grey, “I see the... Continue...

The message appears on the big screen: “Please silence your electronic devices.” And amazingly the people obey. Moments before, they were texting, tweeting, and posting pictures on Instagram. But now they’re putting their phones in airplane mode. Ironically, the middle... Continue...

The Monthly “Research Institute Forum” is an initiative of the Research Institute of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Learn more about the Research Institute. Last month, a former Facebook executive made headlines for accusing social media of “ripping apart”... Continue...

“I can’t help you with that right now. But I am always learning” My family has a digital assistant working in our home that is incredibly smart, never takes a break, and never complains about its job. Recently, we purchased... Continue...

In her article titled, “Pioneers of a Forgotten Future,” in the December 2017 edition of The Atlantic, Leslie Jamison describes a woman named Bridgette—a hard-working mother of four children, including two severely autistic twins—who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. so... Continue...