by Biju George A professor of religion recently gave a very strange classroom assignment to his students. He told his students to ask Siri, the personal assistant in Apple devices, to pray for them and observe what happened. Siri basically responded, “I’m not programmed to do that.” Welcome to the world of artificial intelligence and the questions that it raises. We are now in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution popularly known as Industry 4.0. One of the key drivers of this revolution is Artificial Intelligence(AI). Hyper-intelligent machines are already an in-thing in the industry. While the invention is […]
by Daniel Thejus and Jacob Cheriyan In the modern world, people are driven by the need to Succeed. How do we define a successful person? Does success lie only in the hands of an individual? Can a person be successful in all areas of life? These are some of the questions that Daniel Thejus and Jacob Cheriyan try to answer as they dialogue to gain a better understanding of a very misunderstood, but absolutely important word.
In this video, we look at some of the frequently asked questions which many of us grapple with. Does God really hear our prayers? How can I know God’s will for my life? Is it easy to have a father and son relationship with God? Charles Premkumar Joseph and Sam Raju attempt to resolve these important questions with the answers the Bible gives us.
by Jill Carattini It is commendable that the city that never sleeps is at least taking naps. MetroNaps, a New York company that was founded in 2003 and tested at Carnegie Mellon University, provides a chance for over-worked employees, shoppers, and travelers to put their busy schedules on hold. The goal, to fight workplace fatigue, started with workers in Manhattan and has since spread in cities across four continents. The weary are offered a state-of-the-art sleep pod designed to maximize the invigorating effects of a brief rest. Appropriately, the gift of napping is also givable. “Nap Passes” can be purchased […]
By Lynette Johnson She was five months into her pregnancy when she was warned that she was at a high risk of losing her baby. On the doctor’s advice this young and brave mother, agreed to spend 24 hours a day in a hospital on a tilted bed with her feet above her head. For the next 90 days, she ate, read, and watched television, only to leave her bed to visit the rest room. After three months in this uncomfortable position, this ecstatic mother delivered a baby girl. Motherhood is a feeling of mixed emotions. It is an exquisite […]