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Perceptions of War in Times of Technological Change

Perceptions of War in Times of Technological Change

Written by: Michael Kravshik. I have previously argued that conventional nation-state war is on the outs. To those who gave it a read, I noted in greater detail the effects of political and economic changes on the conduct of war, but only alluded to the significant effect technological changes also have on the equation. This … Continue reading

Book Review: The Age of Spiritual Machines – Ray Kurzweil

Book Review: The Age of Spiritual Machines – Ray Kurzweil

Reviewed by: Josh Lax and Michael Kravshik. In “The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence” (ASM), Kurzweil presents a history of computing technology followed by a forecast for the future.  He explores the factual development and societal implications of this tectonic shift in human experience.  The book sets out to prove that technology … Continue reading