The Convergence - An Army Mad Scientist Podcast

The Convergence is an Army Mad Scientist podcast with a distinct focus on divergent viewpoints, a challenging of assumptions, and insights from thought leaders and subject matter experts. The purpose of "The Convergence" is to ...more

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February 18, 2021 00:52:09
29. The Policy and Law of Lethal Autonomy with Michael Meier and Shawn Steene

29. The Policy and Law of Lethal Autonomy with Michael Meier and Shawn Steene

Michael Meier is the Special Assistant to the Judge Advocate General (JAG) for Law of War Matters at Headquarters, Department of the Army.  As...

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February 04, 2021 00:40:03
28. The Next Ten Years of Tech with Eli Dourado

28. The Next Ten Years of Tech with Eli Dourado

Eli Dourado is a senior research fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity (CGO) at Utah State University. He focuses on the hard...

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January 21, 2021 00:43:33
27. Hybrid Threats and Liminal Warfare with Dr. David Kilcullen

27. Hybrid Threats and Liminal Warfare with Dr. David Kilcullen

David Kilcullen is Professor of Practice at the Center on the Future of War and the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona...

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January 07, 2021 00:26:32
26. Changing Mindsets for the Future with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

26. Changing Mindsets for the Future with Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos is the Science and Technology subject matter expert at the U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM’s) Joint Special Operations University where she...

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December 17, 2020 00:35:42
25. Reading and Leading in the Future with Joe Byerly

25. Reading and Leading in the Future with Joe Byerly

In this episode of “The Convergence,” we discuss reading and its implications on leadership and forecasting, the future of command selection, and cultivating effective...

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December 03, 2020 00:55:37
24. Bringing AI to the Joint Force with Ms. Jacqueline Tame, Ms. Alka Patel, and Dr. Jane Pinelis of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

24. Bringing AI to the Joint Force with Ms. Jacqueline Tame, Ms. Alka Patel, and Dr. Jane Pinelis of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center of Excellence that provides a critical mass of...

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