CTNS Public Forum with Noreen Herzfeld, "Who is My Neighbor? A Personal Journey"
Free and open to the public
Dinner Board Room, Graduate Theological Union
Years ago, as a new professor in computer science, teaching artificial intelligence raised a lot of questions in my mind. Why do we want to create AI? How would we treat such a thing, should we be successful? Do we image ourselves in the computer the same way God imaged God's self in us? Over the ensuing years these questions led me on a spiritual journey from St. John's University to the GTU and further afield to the Faculty for Islamic Studies in Sarajevo. Throughout, I have had to continually reformulate my answer to the age-old question asked of Jesus by the Pharisee: "Who is my neighbor?"