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 10, 2022 01:13:36
50. Disinformation Threats to the All-Volunteer Force with MAJ Joe Littell and CPT Maggie Smith

50. Disinformation Threats to the All-Volunteer Force with MAJ Joe Littell and CPT Maggie Smith

MAJ Joe Littell is a U.S. Army officer and researcher assigned to the Army Cyber Institute at the United States Military Academy. He has...

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January 27, 2022 00:27:45
49. Weaponizing Weather: The Global Security Threat of the Future with Dr. Elizabeth Chalecki

49. Weaponizing Weather: The Global Security Threat of the Future with Dr. Elizabeth Chalecki

Elizabeth L. Chalecki is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Nebraska Omaha, a Research Fellow in the...

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January 06, 2022 00:40:01
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48. Through the Soldiers' Eyes: The Future of Ground Combat with Denys Antipov, Heydar Mirza, Nolan Peterson, John Spencer, Jim Greer, and COL Scott Shaw

The character of warfare has consistently changed over time, with technology evolving from edged weapons, bows and arrows, gunpowder, and battlefield mechanization, to more...

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December 09, 2021 00:38:33
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47. How China Fights with Ian Sullivan, Kevin Pollpeter, Amanda Kerrigan, Peter Wood, Elsa Kania, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, and Doowan Lee

Over the past two decades, China has transformed its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) through a holistic approach — modernizing its weaponry, force structure, and...

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November 18, 2021 00:35:04
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46. How Russia Fights with Ian Sullivan, Samuel Bendett, Katerina Sedova, and Andrea Kendall-Taylor

Russia is a formidable adversary that is currently undergoing transformative modernization.  Its combat proficient force has inculcated lessons learned from recent combat operations in...

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October 28, 2021 00:49:29
45. Learning About the Future Through History with Dr. Brent L. Sterling

45. Learning About the Future Through History with Dr. Brent L. Sterling

Brent L. Sterling has been an adjunct lecturer at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for the past twenty...

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