Tech leaps in the Global South
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Tech leaps in the Global South

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination.” This quote from Dr. Mae Jemison, the first Black woman astronaut in space, reminds me that we serve a God whose creativity and power reaches far beyond our imaginations. But I have often limited others, boxing them into my tiny vision of what was possible. In 2005,…

Big Science
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Big Science

Three massive science instruments are poised to reveal more about God’s creation. The James Webb Space Telescope, successfully deployed one and a half million kilometres from Earth, is delivering amazing pictures of the scope and beauty of the cosmos. Near Geneva, Switzerland, the upgraded Large Hadron Collider, operated by CERN (from the French for European…

Safety online
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Safety online

Young people who sign up to use Instagram, Tik Tok or similar social media sites are targeted with potentially harmful material within 24 hours. New research by the 5 Rights Foundation, an international initiative to promote online safety, shows that this is built into the design of the platforms; it is not just an unfortunate…

Technology and the Church
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Technology and the Church

People appreciate contributions by Reformed thinkers on issues in contemporary culture, including technology. However, at a recent talk, I also heard a critique: the church does not figure very prominently in many of these Reformed writings. Digital technology is fraught with ethical, social and privacy issues, but what is the role of the church in…