David Zvi Kalman is scholar-in-residence and director of new media at Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where he was also a member of the inaugural cohort of North American David Hartman Center Fellows. He leads the Kogod Research Center’s research seminar on Judaism and the natural world.
Mujahidul Islam is an ed tech specialist at Azim Premji University in Bengaluru, India. He works at the crossroads of technology, media and education with a special emphasis on the digital ways of learning and the theological underpinnings of mediated and perceptual learning.
Live Control is a video production company that has created “A Guide to Accessible Worship: Welcoming All to Your Congregation” to help congregations become more accessible for those with disabilities. Contact through James Dent.
Catherine L. Newell is associate professor of religion and science at the University of Miami. Newell is a scholar of the conjoined histories of religion and science (specifically technology, ecology and medicine). She is particularly interested in how scientific paradigms frequently owe their genesis to a religious idea or spiritual belief.
How do religious and spiritual communities manifest online, offline, locally and globally?
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Erik Parens is a senior research scholar with the Hastings Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit bioethics research institute. He leads investigations into disability rights and what human flourishing means in the era of gene editing. Parens is the author of Shaping Our Selves: On Technology, Flourishing and a Habit of Thinking.
Mark Reidl is an associate professor in the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing and director of the Entertainment Intelligence Lab in Atlanta, Ga. His research focuses on human-centered artificial intelligence—the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies that understand and interact with human users in more natural ways. He was part of a […]