The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
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
Petr Suchý is the head of the department of International Relations and European Studies,in the Faculty of Social Studies at Masaryk University, Czech Republic. He is the author of books and articles on arms control, nuclear issues and US foreign policy.
The virtue of the Biological Weapons Convention is that by banning the development of bioweapons, it not only allows the knowledge acquired within past bioweapons programs to erode over time; it also makes it more difficult to create and develop that specialized knowledge.
Emily Strasser is an MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. This essay is an excerpt from a book in progress, Nuclear Family, a personal meditation on the intersection of family and national secrets through the lens of the nuclear history of Oak Ridge, Tennessee.