While the debate about internet-based technologies and the plasticity of the brain rages on, we find ourselves drawn to Google’s quest to master artificial intelligence. What kind of brains are we “re”-creating through AI?
Margaret Ellsworth is an MA student at Claremont School of Theology, studying worship, spirituality, and the arts. Her passion is telling stories of redemption—both inside the church, through creative, interactive worship, and outside the church, through literature and music. Margaret is an Episcopalian with a deep love for the Lutheran tradition, married to a Buddhist. She tweets @ResoluteMag and blogs at scribbleoutloud.blogspot.com.
Stephanie (Steph) is from Napier, New Zealand. She has never not lived by the sea - within spitting distance of a beach, at least - until she won a scholarship from Nottingham University and came to the UK to complete her PhD. She studied music, psychology, education and other things at Massey University down under, then after a few years mainly working in theatres, she studied World Religions at Victoria University in Wellington, NZ.
Rachel Heath is currently completing her graduate studies at Yale Divinity School. While living in New Haven, she has been both a community organizer for public housing residents and an interfaith chaplain at a local hospital. In between cups of hazelnut coffee she works as an intern for the Yale Chaplain's Office and focuses on the positive convergence of interfaith dialogue and community service.
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