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136 - WWIII vs the Machines | Demetri Kofinas

Demetri Kofinas is a digital entrepreneur and host of the Hidden Forces Podcast, one of our favorites.
Sep 12, 202201:43:43
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Inside the episode

Demetri has a broad perspective on geopolitics, which we explore as we discuss the probability of a World War 3, diplomacy among superpowers, and surviving the rise of the machines.

Have we lost the ability to solve hard problems as a species?


TIMESTAMPS

0:00 Intro - Demetri Kofinas

6:30 Hidden Forces

10:26 Towards Chaos

18:00 Cyclical Powers

23:15 Taiwan Case Study

28:30 Trusting Institutions

31:23 State Sovereignty

37:50 Military Power & US Politics

45:00 Liminal Warfare

51:00 Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us

1:00:35 Chinese Algorithms

1:06:15 Unity, Diversity, Identity

1:12:05 Layer Zero Social Values

1:20:05 Losing Our Humanity

1:25:00 Cycling through Chaos

1:28:40 Improving Systems

1:37:30 Closing


RESOURCES

Demetri on Twitter

https://twitter.com/kofinas?s=20&;t=cNy4k855qT6O3xHtEC6xZw

Hidden Forces

https://hiddenforces.io/

Theories of War with David Kilcullen

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/david-kilcullen-national-emergency/

Episode 28 - Industrial Society and its Future

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/demetri-kofinas-industrial-society-and-its-future/

Why the Future Doesn’t Need Us

https://www.wired.com/2000/04/joy-2/

Brave New World

https://www.amazon.com/Brave-New-World-Aldous-Huxley/dp/0060850523

The Fourth Turning

https://www.amazon.com/Fourth-Turning-American-Prophecy-Rendezvous/dp/0767900464

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Hidden Forces Episodes

Industrial Society and its Future

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/demetri-kofinas-industrial-society-and-its-future/

Encryption and the Will to Power

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/demetri-kofinas-industrial-society-and-its-future/

Surveillance Capitalism with Sohshana Zuboff

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/surveillance-capitalism-shoshana-zuboff/

Complex Systems with David Weinberger

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/david-weinberger-ai-prediction/

The Age of AI with Eric Schmidt & Dan Huttenlocher

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/eric-schmidt-ai-human-future-national-security/

Predicting the Future with Tim O'Reilly

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/tim-oreilly-predict-the-future/

Kill Chain with Chris Brose

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/kill-chain-chris-brose-anduril-2/

American Defense with Elbridge Colby

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/elbridge-colby-american-defense-age-of-great-power-conflict/

Preparing for Cyber Attacks with Chris Painter

https://hiddenforces.io/podcasts/russian-cyber-attacks-chris-painter/

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