March 24, 2015
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, recently said, “Computers are going to take over humans, no question,” and leading thinkers Ray Kurzweil, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking share his view. In a newly released book, The Future of Violence, authors Wittes and Blum argue that 21st century weapons of mass destruction are no longer limited to nation-states. They can be used by individuals and are often freely available in the public domain. Advances in biotechnology, robotics and networked computer knowledge could spawn incidences of germ warfare, rogue-drones and infrastructure destruction.
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