Wired for War

Wired for War is a book of its time: this is strategy for the Facebook generation.” —Foreign Affairs “An engrossing picture of a new class of weapon that may revolutionize future wars. . .” —Kirkus Reviews P. W. Singer explores ...

Wired for War

Wired for War

P. W. Singer explores the great­est revolution in military affairs since the atom bomb: the dawn of robotic warfare We are on the cusp of a massive shift in military technology that threatens to make real the stuff of I, Robot and The Terminator. Blending historical evidence with interviews of an amaz­ing cast of characters, Singer shows how technology is changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and the ethics that surround war itself. Travelling from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan to modern-day "skunk works" in the midst of suburbia, Wired for War will tantalise a wide readership, from military buffs to policy wonks to gearheads.

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Wired for War
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: P. W. Singer
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-22 - Publisher: Penguin

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Wired for War
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Joseph P. Koeberl
Categories: Telegraph
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

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Corporate Warriors
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: P. W. Singer
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-16 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Some have claimed that "War is too important to be left to the generals," but P. W. Singer asks "What about the business executives?" Breaking out of the guns-for-hire mold of traditional mercenaries, corporations now sell skills and services that until recently only state militaries possessed. Their products range from
Burn-In
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: P. W. Singer, August Cole
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-26 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

“A white-knuckle adventure . . . This near-future was crafted by experts, and it shows.”—Daniel H. Wilson, New York Times best-selling author of Robopocalypse “Fantastic, compelling, and authoritative.” —General David Petraeus (US Army, Ret.) An FBI agent hunts a new kind of terrorist through a Washington, DC, of the future
Children at War
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: P. W. Singer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-10 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

From U.S. soldiers having to fight children in Afghanistan and Iraq to juvenile terrorists in Sri Lanka to Palestine, the new, younger face of battle is a terrible reality of 21st century warfare. Indeed, the very first American soldier killed by hostile fire in the “War on Terrorism” was shot

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