By Christian Brose
In 1898, a Polish banker and self-taught military expert named Jan Bloch published The Future of War, the culmination of his long obsession with the impact of modern technology on warfare. Bloch foresaw with stunning prescience how smokeless gunpowder, improved rifles, and other emerging technologies would overturn contemporary thinking about the character and conduct of war. (Bloch also got one major thing wrong: he thought the sheer carnage of modern combat would be so horrific that war would “become impossible.”)
SIMI VALLEY, California—Palmer Luckey stands out. At just 26 years old, the exuberant, fast-talking founder of virtual reality headset company Oculus VR is one of the youngest people in the room by several decades. Surrounded by clean-cut suits with muted ties and shiny shoes, Luckey is sporting a goatee and a collared Hawaiian shirt…
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey spoke about his move into creating new autonomous technology tools for the US military, and he's not sorry about the decision. He also said that if the US and its allies are to win the next war they take part in, more technology companies need to get with the program.
A prominent tech leader with strong ties to the U.S. Department of Defense says the Pentagon needs to overhaul its investment strategy if it hopes to keep pace with China in integrating artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies into its defense systems…
Anduril Industries Chairman Trae Stephens on the U.S. tech sector pushing back against the Pentagon.
If technology companies are reluctant to work with the military, the United States will not be able to maintain its’ global dominance, Anduril Industries Chairman Trae Stephens, told FOX Business. on Friday.
By Palmer Luckey and Trae Stephens
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin are right: A global leader in artificial intelligence will emerge, achieving enormous international clout and the power to dictate the rules governing AI. As Americans working in the technology industry, we disagree with those leaders only about which country that should be.
WE’RE STANDING ON the edge of a cliff on a remote Texas ranch, a long patch of rocky desert stretching out below to the verdant banks of the Rio Grande, a silver ribbon 2 miles distant. On the horizon, a light haze shrouds the mountains of northern Mexico. The whistle of a stiff and constant wind cuts through a silence that gives no hint of the hostilities, both physical and political, that animate these borderlands.