Edward Moore Geist

Articles by Edward Moore Geist

3 July 2016

Following the November 2015 “leak” of a classified slide purporting to show a Russian nuclear-armed and nuclear-powered drone intended to create long-lasting “zones of extensive radiological contamination,” both Russian and Western observers have suggested that Moscow may be developing a cobalt b

9 August 2015

Is artificial intelligence really an existential threat to humanity?

Edward Moore Geist

Superintelligence is propounding a solution that will not work to a problem that probably does not exist, but now is the time to take the ethical and policy implications of artificial intelligence seriously

28 April 2014

What Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima can teach about the next one

Edward Moore Geist

Lessons for the future from past nuclear accidents