Will artificial intelligence one day guide decisions about nuclear escalation? That day is far in the future, but the time to think about it isn’t.
Month: April 2018
The Manhattan Project was a mega-scale initiative that set the stage for future Big Science projects, but bigger is not always better.
Employees of Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and other tech companies are getting vocal about not wanting their work weaponized.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea Koreas agree to get rid of nuclear weapons AP Analysis: North Korean leader displays nuclear pride North Korea’s despot has one goal: survival China’s nuclear path may offer a lesson to Trump on how to deal with North Korea United States The US does not … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea’s nuclear test caused collapse, study says In upcoming Korea summit, expert sees promise — and uncertainty North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed … and that may be why Kim Jong-un suspended tests North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site: Unusual activity observed South … Continued
A no-holds barred interview with a legendary anti-nuclear weapons activist.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is open to crazy ideas. Here’s one that sounds entirely sane.
It would be foolhardy to abandon the Iran Deal.
“Business as usual” once meant keeping America functioning despite the threat of nuclear war. Today it has a very different meaning in the context of climate change.
Over the course of this week, the Bulletin, in partnership with the Stanley Foundation, is publishing top experts on how to manage the explosion of military AI research and development around the world. Here’s what you need to know: The promise and peril of military applications of artificial intelligence Michael C Horowitz; @mchorowitz Published Monday, … Continued
Why the US has failed to dispose of weapons-grade nuclear material as planned and promised, and what to do about it.
The Bulletin‘s Rachel Bronson conducted a fascinating interview with Madeleine Albright at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics about her new book, Fascism: A Warning, which examines fascism in the twentieth century and its legacy in today’s world. Albright, former US Secretary of State under President Clinton and the first woman to ever hold … Continued
Air strikes aren’t the only—or even the best—way to stop chemical weapons attacks. Perpetrators must be held accountable.
Watch a fascinating conversation between Rachel Bronson, president and CEO of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State under President Clinton. This conversation was hosted by the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago.
China’s military is pursuing rapid innovation across a range of emerging technologies. The result could be a shift in strategic balance across the Asia-Pacific—and beyond.
Having trouble keeping track of all the climate lawsuits in the United States? Us too.
A powerful new computer simulation is helping government agencies predict what every single survivor would do after a nuclear explosion in Washington, D.C.
Mark your calendar for October 29. That’s when the US government goes on trial for violating the youngest generation’s right to a stable climate.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea Pompeo’s secret Korea trip may not save his nomination, but it could save Trump’s summit Trump says he’ll bail on North Korea talks if they’re not “fruitful” North Korea willing to discuss dismantling nuclear program, says Trump official North Korea wants total denuclearization, says Seoul … Continued
CBS News reported from Damascus early Wednesday that an advance UN security team “came under small arms fire and an explosive was detonated” at one of the two sites the team visited on Tuesday in the suburb of Douma.