Artificial intelligence doesn’t need a mind of its own to threaten our freedom. All it needs are flawed human minds behind it. That’s why ethical standards are so important, says AI scientist and Buddhist teacher Nikki Mirghafori.
In our Weekend Reader newsletter, LionsRoar.com’s Sam Littlefair looks at how our phones can be both an object of distraction and an object of meditation.
Liberate Meditation features a collection of talks and guided meditations from Buddhist teachers of color.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.
Researchers in Japan used facial analysis software to analyze the enigmatic expression of a 1200-year-old Buddhist masterpiece.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.
Designed to explain Buddhist teachings in an easy-to-understand way, creators hope the robot will boost temple visitor numbers.
The classic Zen concept of “beginner’s mind” is finding popularity in American business circles. Minh Do looks at what that means for Buddhism.
Developer Ravi Mishra hopes his new app, Awaken, will help meditators examine social issues.
Zen priest Gesshin Greenwood offers five tips for staying safe and sane online.