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The Strategic Computing Program at four years: Implications and intimations

  • Chris Hables Gray


Examining the Strategic Computing Program after four years, in the context of the crucial recognition that it is only a small part of the whole range of military artificial intelligence applications, suggests a number of clear implications and intimations about such crucial questions as: 1) the current roles of industry and the universities in developing high technology war; 2) the effects on political and military policy of high-tech weapons systems; and 3) the importance of advanced military computing to subtle philosophical dilemmas including human self-definition and the future of war.


artificial intelligence high technology military doctrine Star Wars strategic computing war 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Hables Gray
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  1. 1.History of Consciousness Board of Studies, Kresge CollegeUniversity of California at Santa CruzUSA

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