Technology

Review: God, Technology, and the Christian Life

"many Christians get hung up on the most powerful technologists in the world who are inventing the most threatening innovation on earth.... Reckoning with God’s power over big tech is essential for many Christians who must resolve this obstacle before they can see and worship God for the tens of thousands of innovations they use every day.” - Ref21

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Put Not Thy Trust in Technology (Social Media as a Tower of Babel)

"The post-Babel situation is, according to Haidt, a disaster and the 'best metaphor he has encountered' for 'the fractured country we now inhabit.' Haidt imagines the post-Babel world to be one in which people wandered amid the ruins of the destroyed city 'unable to communicate, condemned to mutual incomprehension.'" - Law & Liberty

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Pew: How parents’ views of their kids’ screen time, social media use changed during COVID-19

"Among parents who had a child age 5 to 11 at the outset of the pandemic, the share who said this child used TikTok rose 11 percentage points (21% in 2020 to 32% in 2021). For parents with a child who was younger than 5 at the time of the first interview, there was a 4-point uptick from 1% to 5%." - Pew

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Social Media Fosters Distrust in Institutions. But We Can’t Live Without Them.

"...social media enables the same voices that (rightly) celebrate the downfall of corrupt institutions to wield significantly more power with even less accountability than their institutional predecessors." - TGC

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Why Transhumanism Is Fundamentally Wrong

"Transhumanism is far from a household term, but, whether or not they use the word publicly, its adherents are in places of power.... Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, is devoted to boosting 'cognition' and co-founded the company Neuralink toward that end." - Slate

Related: Brain Inspired Hardware (Breakpoint)

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