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John Bicknell
[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19559537/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]During this episode, Matt Armstong, who was formerly a Governor on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (since renamed the U.S. Agency for Global Media), discusses the Smith-Mundt Act and public diplomacy. Matt is also the author of the upcoming book: The Right to Know: the...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19506476/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]During this episode, Jeff Edmonds and Sam Bendett–both of whom are Russian specialists with the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA)–discuss their recently published report: AI and Autonomy in Russia. Funded by the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), the report covers everything from ethical considerations, to...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19448318/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]During this thought provoking episode, Prof. Yaneer Bar-Yam discusses the nature of complex systems and complexity science. Our discussion covers the cacophony of signals within the information environment and how complexity science provides tools for understanding system dynamics. Prof. Bar-Yam also reports his scientific findings...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19335953/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]During this episode, US Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder discusses the evolution of military public affairs, media relations, and strategic communications. Our discussion covers how public affairs integrates with other information related capabilities, partnerships with other agencies, and trust in media. Link to full...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19650176/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]During this episode, Dr. David Gioe discusses active measures. Active measures is a term which gained increasing public attention following the 2016 US election meddling by Russia. Dr. Gioe defines active measures as nation state actions which are intended to remain non-attributable. Also known as...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19652570/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]In this bonus episode, we replay an excerpt from Dr. Michael Vickers’ Phoenix Challenge 2021 Keynote address. Dr. Vickers is the former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict. He spoke about the growing...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20233853/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] During this episode, Prof. Jan Kallberg and COL Stephen Hamilton of the Army Cyber Institute return to the Cognitive Crucible and discuss prisoner of war (POW) considerations in the digital world. After Jan recaps his recent article, In Great Power Wars, Americans Could Again...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/20108660/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] During this episode, we talk with Prof. Kathleen Carley of Carnegie Mellon University about social cybersecurity, the BEND framework, and the challenges and promise of developing understandings and technologies on how to manage the safety of online discourse. Link to full show notes and...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19993055/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] During this thought provoking episode, Mr. Bob Jones asserts that governance is a critical and often overlooked source of destabilizing tensions within societies. Simultaneously, governance is the solution for managing irregular warfare. Our discussion centers around a recent article that Bob authored called: “Strategic...
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/19977020/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/2957354/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] During this episode, Mr. Harrison Schramm of Group W discusses information-related challenges formed by artificial intelligence, supply chains, and data science talent. Our wide-ranging discussion touches upon AI and ethics, life and death decision making, and immigration. Link to full show notes and resources...
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