My recent article at MercatorNet looks at the ethics of using killer robots and drones in a combat situation. These new technologies create geographic distance between the combatants and the war zone, but some people are concerned that it also creates emotional distance. With that in mind, are combatants likely to act ethically?
Meditation on Holy Week in the Midst of a Pandemic
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said, “It’s tragically fitting that we’re talking at the beginning of Holy Week because this ..
The 2019 Coronavirus Spread More Than I Thought It Would
I wrote two articles for Mind Matters on China’s censorship and surveillance practices amidst the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak (here and ..
Writing About China’s Relationship with Central Asia
Six months ago I started writing on China and technology for Mind Matters. This has been a learning experience for ..
Writing about Vaccines
For my Biohazards column in Salvo Issue 50, I decided to write about vaccines since it was a hot news ..
The Hong Kong Protests
My latest articles at Mind Matters News cover the Hong Kong protests. The first article addresses the various ways protesters ..