Public Philosophy

Guest on WUNC's Embodied radio show and podcast episode "Building an AI Afterlife" (February 23, 2024)

Interviewed in the Star Tribune, "A New Medium for Communicating with the Dead: AI and chatbots" (July 6, 2023)

Panelist in the Duluth Art Institute forum "AI Art: A Human Discussion" (May 8, 2023)

Panelist in MN Learning Commons webinar on Generative AI and ChatGPT:  Implications for Education (February 15, 2023)

Interviewed in The Daily Beast story "Google and Meta are racing to build the most deceptive bot" (December 6, 2022)

Interviewed in The Daily Beast story "People are going full 'Black Mirror' to bring back the dead" (October 26, 2022) 

Guest on NPR's 1A, episode "Are robots the solution to understaffed nursing homes?" (May 24, 2022)

Interviewed in The New York Times story "Can Robots Save Nursing Homes?" (April 21, 2022)

Guest talk at UMD's ACM Club on "Siri, Stereotypes, and the Mechanics of Sexism" (February 18, 2022)

Guest on KQED Forum on "Loss, Grief, and Mourning in the Age of AI Imitations" (August 2, 2021)

Interview on KUMD Northland Morning on "Police dogs: Police or dogs? And why it matters" (March 4, 2021)

Social Connection in a Time of Social Distancing, Perfect Duluth Day (March 21, 2020)

Interview on BBC Radio 4's The Digital Human (March 3, 2020)

Interview on WNYC's Notes to Self (Episode: What Would Aristotle Do? Defining Friendship in the Digital Era) (January 13, 2020)

Interview on Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast (August 8, 2018)

What Makes a Good Friend? (The Conversation, August 6, 2018)

CBC Radio interview on Philosophy and Tech (May 11, 2018)

Should you send a text or email? Here's some advice from Aristotle (The Conversation, March 2, 2018)

Interview on the Matt Townsend Show (BYU Radio, February 7, 2018)

When should you unfriend someone on Facebook? (The Conversation, December 3, 2017)

Excellent Online Friendships (YouTube video of a talk at Quinebaug Valley Community College, April 28, 2015)