Part 5 of the TED Radio Hour episode Screen Time - Part I.
About P.W. Singer's TED Talk
Today airstrikes involve generals dictating - and soldiers carrying out - orders behind screens. Strategist P.W. Singer describes how screens have complicated the nature of war.
About P.W. Singer
P.W. Singer is considered a leading expert on 21st century security issues. He's a strategist at New America in Washington, D.C. He's also a contributing editor at Popular Science magazine and the founder of NeoLuddite, a technology advisory firm.
Singer is the author of several books, including Wired for War and The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, and most recently, the co-author of Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War.