Center for Strategic Communication

Variations on the Blue Screen of Death

[ by Charles Cameron — where would we be without our digital devices, minds & memories? ] . Two converging thoughts, the first from John Robb at Global Guerrillas: Over the weekend, ISIS threatened the life of Jack Dorsey, a co-founder and Chairman of Twitter....

Does Skynet dream of electric Clausewitz?

[revived from long sleep by Lynn C. Rees] Lego Terminator The parable of Skynet, written by James Cameron long before he inflicted Leo-cicles and giant blue Thundercats on an unsuspecting public, crystallized fear of artificial intelligence (AI) for a generation...

For the Fourth of July: The Once and Future Republic?

Ahem….”I told you so“. “Congress intended to allow the intelligence communities to access targeted information for specific investigations. How can every call that every American makes or receives be relevant to a specific investigation?”                              ...