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Authors: Henry A. Kissinger, Eric Schmidt, and Daniel Huttenlocher

Reviewed by Dr. Russell W. Glenn, principal, Innovative Defense Research LLC

Notable for its authoritative arguments and analysis of the nature and potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI), this short, effective primer complements many longer treatments and journal articles on the subject. Readers well-versed in AI will find little new here, but the book’s national security implications merit consideration. Primary themes include the transformative character and criticality of establishing international agreements regarding the application of AI. The authors remind readers of humanity’s control of AI development and the contingent responsibility to ensure AI products align with acceptable values.

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artificial intelligence, knowledge, multidomain operations, character of war, adaptation, moral asymmetry


Defense and Security Studies | Military and Veterans Studies | Peace and Conflict Studies | Public Policy

Book Review: The Age of AI and Our Human Future