The Ethics of Tech: Scientific, Corporate and Personal Responsibility

The Ethics of Tech: Scientific, Corporate and Personal Responsibility

7/19/20 - 7/25/20 With great technical advancement comes an even greater ethical responsibility, which means it’s up to us to develop a framework for today’s rapidly shifting digital world.

The Ethics of Tech: Scientific, Corporate and Personal Responsibility
  • Six Sermons by Rabbi David Wolpe

    This series of six sermons by Rabbi David Wolpe originally aired during week four of the 2020 summer assembly.

    Sunday: “The Life of Jacob” Genesis 32: 25-30

    Monday: “Children of the Wilderness” (No scripture)

    Tuesday: “The Power of Words” Exodus 4: 10

    Wednesday: “Making Loss Matter” Numbe...

  • The Tech Boom, Backlash, and Boomerang

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, July 20, 2020.

    Nick Thompson on technological and ethical developments in Silicon Valley.

    Thompson, is the editor-in-chief of Wired, is the first person to know and investigate new developments out of Silicon Valley as they unfold. As a champion o...

  • Technology, Ethics, & Imagination

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, July 20, 2020.

    Gerard Magill details a faith-based reaction to a world transitioning to technology first.

    Since 2007 Dr. Gerard Magill has held the Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy, and Law at Duquesne Uni...

  • The Switala Duo

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, July 20, 2020.

    Program:
    Bartok: Selections from 44 Duos for Two Violins (1931)
    39. Serbian Dance
    43. Pizzicato
    41. Scherzo
    Augusta Read Thomas: Silent Moon for Violin and Viola (2006)
    Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin Solo (2014)
    ...

  • Humanizing Technology with AI

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

    Rana el Kaliouby believes devices and technologies that once separated humans will bring them together.

    El Kaliouby is the co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, an emotion recognition software analysis company. She is a computer scienti...

  • The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

    Jason Thacker brings his knowledge of religion, ethics and technology to Chautauqua.

    Jason Thacker serves as Chair of Research in Technology Ethics at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He ...

  • Panel Discussion: AI and Humanity

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    David Danks, Jennifer Keating, Illah Nourbakhsh analyze ethics in tech in a panel discussion.

    Danks is L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy & Psychology, and head of the Department of Philosophy, at Carnegie Mellon University. ...

  • Organ Recital with Joshua Stafford 7/22/20

    Originally broadcast at 12 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    Chautauqua Institution interim organist Joshua Stafford plays a weekly concert on the Tallman Tracker Organ in the Hall of Christ. Originally built in 1893 for the First Baptist Church in Nyack, New York, the Tallman Organ was gifted ...

  • Faith on Stage: A conversation with Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    Faith on Stage: A conversation with Bob Crawford of The Avett Brothers

    About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer wi...

  • Fixing the Cultural Biases in Algorithms

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

    David Danks discusses cultural biases within the world of technology.

    Danks is L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy & Psychology, and head of the Department of Philosophy, at Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests ar...

  • Integrity of Cybersecurity and Digital Ethics

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 23, 2020.

    Deborah Johnson on the challenges of new technology and how citizens can ethically navigate the digital world.

    Johnson recently retired as the Anne Shirley Carter Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics in the University of Virginia’s ...

  • Tool, Partner, or Surrogate: How Autonomous Should Our Technology Be?

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 23, 2020.

    Noreen Herzfeld brings a significant breadth of wisdom and perspective to the topic of ethics in a tech world.

    Herzfeld is the Nicholas and Bernice Reuter Professor of Science and Religion at St. John’s University and the College of S...

  • CLSC: 'Infinite Detail'

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 23, 2020.

    A timely, uncanny portrait of a world in the wake of fake news, diminished privacy, and a total shutdown of the Internet.

    Tim Maughan is an author and journalist using both fiction and non-fiction to explore issues around cities, c...

  • Digital Responsibility in the Tech World

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, July 24, 2020.

    Michael Sandel caps off a weeklong topic of “The Ethics of Tech” with a Socratic talk on morals within the tech world.

    Sandel is a Harvard political philosopher and bestselling author. He co-teaches a Harvard course titled, “Tech E...

  • Interfaith Friday – Progressive Christianity

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, July 24, 2020.

    Lisa Sharon Harper and Freedom Road are working toward a more just world.

    Harper is the founder and president of Freedom Road, a groundbreaking consulting group that crafts experiences that bring common understanding and common commitme...

  • Before Suffrage

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 24, 2020.

    CHQ Heritage Lecture: Rick Swegan - Before Suffrage : The quiet revolution for women's rights (Seneca Falls).

    Rick Swegan, a long-time Chautauquan with family ties to the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, will present on the beginnings...