Describes the Security 2040 project, which included a series of workshops examining possible outcomes for the future regarding the influence of advanced computing and artificial intelligence on nuclear security; the acceleration of technology, decisionmaking, and weapons systems; the disruption that 3D printing technology poses; and the implications of the culture and mindset of the millennial generation.
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