Technology

“...our online life is limited by the information bubbles we choose to inhabit”

"Humans tend to have an anchoring bias, a cognitive bias that causes us to rely too heavily on the first piece of information we are given about a topic. It’s a tendency highlighted in Proverbs 18:17: 'The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.'" - TGC

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The Battle for the Evangelical Mind Is Happening Online

“In today’s culture...we privilege instant answers to complicated questions. And wisdom is rarely speedy (Prov 29:20). This is not merely a problem of online media. Christian leaders in an effort to communicate effectively often (and understandably) give simple and speedy answers." - Wyatt Graham

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“Not enough atoms in the universe to model your brain”?

“Famously, there aren’t enough atoms in the universe to build a full model of what every cell is doing [in the brain]. It’s a theoretically intractable problem, you can’t even conceive of a computer large enough because there isn’t enough material in the universe to make it.” - Cranach

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Review: Daniel Darling’s A Way with Words: Using Our Online Conversations for Good

"...A Way with Words is a much-needed book. It’s no doubt easy enough to think of all the other people who need to read it, but some self-reflection should show that all of us will benefit from considering the ways we speak and, particularly, the ways we communicate online." - Challies

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“Social media is a double-edged sword. It tries to fill two voids in our culture and ultimately fails on both counts.”

"It is not that all individuals are level-headed, or reflective, or kind, or merciful. It is that level-headedness, or introspection, or kindness, or mercy are only possible for individuals. Crowds can be joyful or they can be murderous; they can celebrate or they can protest; but what is beyond their reach is sobriety – and it is sobriety that ultimately separates civilization from barbarism." - Acton

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity: An Interview with John C. Lennox

"AI has two meanings. The first is narrow AI—that is a system comprised of a powerful computer, a large data base, and a program that sorts desired patterns from that data base....The second kind of AI is Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)." - Bible Gateway

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