Prof. Sylvester Johnson, Part 2: What does it mean to be human? “Big Humanities” to Match “Big Technologies.”

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More with Professor Johnson of Virginia Tech. This time, we learn about his “big humanities” response to “big technologies.” Lots to consider, from brain-to-computer interfaces, to robotic morality, to democracy, to trust. We liked his ideas about the inclusiveness that is needed for human beings to think these things through to ensure that voices and experiences are not left out. Some big philosophical stuff that left Troy and Lee in deep thought. We aren’t sure what the future holds, but we are glad people like Sylvester are helping the world grapple with these foundational questions.

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