Peter Warren Singer is Strategist at New America. He has been named by the Smithsonian as one of the nation’s 100 leading innovators, by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues, by Foreign Policy to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List, and as an official “Mad Scientist” for the U.S. Army’s Training and Doctrine Command. Peter’s award winning books include Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, Children at War, Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century; and Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know and Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War, and LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media, which was named an Amazon book of the year. His upcoming book with August Cole is Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution, a new kind of meld of fiction and nonfiction looking at the future of AI, which has been endorsed by figures ranging from the creator of Lost and Watchmen to the former heads of the US Marine Corps, Navy, Army Cyber Command and NSA.
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