Everybody Needs To Read PW Singer's Book On Cybersecurity And Cyberwar

The recent Sony hacking scandal just proved what's already been clear to a lot of people for years: cyberattacks are an ever-increasing threat, and we're not ready. Luckily, a book released last year provides an excellent primer on this sort of situation: P.W. Singer and Allan Friedman's Cybersecurity and Cyberwar:… » 1/14/15 4:00pm 1/14/15 4:00pm

P. W. Singer Welcomes Our Robot Overlords in Episode 3 of The Geek’s…

P. W. Singer, author of Wired for War, discusses robots in the military and the intersection between video games and war in this rerun of Episode Three of The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. » 12/22/10 11:24am 12/22/10 11:24am

In 20 Years, The Navy Will Be Full Of Riddicks

The U.S. Navy is looking towards the world of 2030, when its newest recruits will be just retiring. There'll be lasers, remote-controlled planes... and eye surgery to help you see in the dark. » 1/04/10 2:00pm 1/04/10 2:00pm

The 3 Laws May Not Be Enough To Guide Robot Warriors

What does the Pentagon think about a possible robot uprising? Is Star Trek's view of combat realistic? We asked P.W. Singer, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and author of Wired for War. » 4/01/09 9:00am 4/01/09 9:00am

"Wired for War" Asks What Happens When Robots Kill for Us

If you're interested in the future of non-fictional robot armies, P.W. Singer's Wired for War will give you an intriguing glimpse into the present state of mechanized warfare. This is where scifi meets reality. » 3/05/09 1:30pm 3/05/09 1:30pm