This site contains a collection of biographies of people who have had an impact on the ethics and philosophy of technology in general, and artificial intelligence (AI) in particular. Click the "PEOPLE" tab and select from the dropdown menu to view the biographies.
Belmont University undergraduates were given the opportunity to choose a name from the following list:
Maggie Boden, Albert Borgmann, Nick Bostrom, Joanna Bryson, Kate Crawford, Nigel Crook, Daniel Dennett, Virginia Dignum, Jacques Ellul, Kay Firth-Butterfield, Luciano Floridi, Timnit Gebru, George P. Grant, James H. Moor, Arvind Narayanan, Rosalind Picard, Stuart Russell, Noel Sharkey, Beth Singler, Sherry Turkle, Zeynep Tufekci, Shannon Vallor, Brent Waters, Joseph Weizenbaum, Norbert Wiener, Alan Winfield, Eliezer Yudkowsky, or "choose your own."
This collection of names was not intended to be exhaustive or authoritative, rather to offer some diversity while including perspectives aligned with students' interests. Future classes may expand upon this list.
Sponsored by a grant given by Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities II, a project run by Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford (SCIO), the UK subsidiary of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, with funding by Templeton Religion Trust and The Blankemeyer Foundation.