Is technology hurting our intelligence?

Program Overview

ARIZONA HORIZON

8-14-19 Stock market, Technology, Slavery

Special | 29m

he stock market took a dive on news that 10-year Treasury Bond yields dipped below the return for 2-year Treasury Bonds. Could technology be making us less intelligent? The 400th anniversary commemoration of Africans brought to North America for slavery will be marked in Arizona on August 20th. The anniversary will be marked with a festival at the First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix.

Technology

We’ve all heard the stories of cars being driven into bodies of water because the driver trusted the navigation system. Could technology be making us less intelligent? Trust in tech is the topic of discussion for Arizona State University professor Katina Michael from the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Alex Halavais, an associate professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at ASU.

Source: Tech episode: https://azpbs.org/horizon/2019/08/is-technology-hurting-our-intelligence/

Source: Whole episode: https://www.pbs.org/video/8-14-19-stock-market-technology-slavery-ze40pa/

Citation: Katina Michael and Alex Halavais with Ted Simons, August 14, 2019, “Is technology hurting our intelligence?”, Arizona Horizon, PBS: Channel 8, https://azpbs.org/horizon/2019/08/is-technology-hurting-our-intelligence/

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