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What I've Been Doing: Working for the CJCS on the future of Warfare

January 13, 2016 - 04:29 -- Admin

I spent 2015 thinking and writing about the future of warfare while working for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Specifically, I was tasked with figuring out how autonomous robotics could/would change warfare over the next twenty years, and how the US military could exploit that change.  

Up until this effort, the US military didn't have a cohesive vision for how it would use autonomous robotics.  Now, it does (at least the first iteration of one).  The cool part, for me, is that I now have a very strong grasp for how this tech is going to roll out and how to exploit it to achieve decisive results both tactically and strategically.  

Needless to say, the change on the way due to autonomous robotics is going to be very, very disruptive.  So, absent another contract that would pay me to think/write for them, I'm going to write some of my thinking up for GG and put the rest into a book so the world can put it to use.

PS:  I'm interviewed on Episode 236 of the Robot Overlordz radio/podcast.   A general talk.