By Jack Norton, Aakriti Bachhawat & Malcolm Davis, The Strategist (ASPI): "Global thermonuclear war is ‘a strange game’. As the line from the 1983 movie War Games goes, ‘the only winning move is not to play’. But The Drive notes that the movie (one of tech geek’s favourites) also had a huge impact on US President Ronald Reagan’s thinking on cyber warfare and resulted in the first presidential directive on cybersecurity."
War Books: Intelligence, Forecasting, and Modern War
By Adam Maisel, Modern War Institute: "Alec Ross, The Industries of the Future - Ross served as a senior adviser to the State Department on innovation and his book envisions the generally positive effects of five key areas in technological advancement: robotics, genomics, the increased importance of big data and analytics, the rise of cryptocurrencies, and the importance of the cyber domain."