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Bingecast: Daniel Ogden on Technology and National Security

Daniel Ogden shares lessons from military history and the importance of having superior technology

Technology is vital in commerce and war. Corporations spend billions in development and don’t want to get ripped off. Technology and AI, more than ever, determine military superiority. What are the laws that protect technology and how are they enforced?

Show Notes

  • 01:20 | Introduction; Daniel M. Ogden, J.D.
  • 03:06 | Two reasons for protected technology: 1) national security and 2) protecting the US industrial base
  • 04:00 | The United States Munitions List (USML) and preventing nuclear proliferation
  • 07:42 | What is an export license and how to get one?
  • 08:41 | Monitoring foreign travel of professors
  • 10:13 | Foreign nationals and deemed export licenses
  • 11:30 | U.S. technology research theft & the fundamental research exception
  • 16:29 | “The Tennessee professor went to jail”
  • 17:37 | Open source AI and export control
  • 20:17 | Encryption and cellphones
  • 21:52 | “Critical technologies” and BSI
  • 25:20 |Siege warfare, the invention of gunpowder, artillery, rifled guns, etcetera
  • 27:00 | Nuclear, Doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction, SDI
  • 28:30 | Necessity as the mother of invention
  • 29:00 | WWII engineering technology and the Norden bombsight
  • 30:00 | Allied pilots eating carrots, cracking Enigma, and radar
  • 31:00 | Measure countermeasure
  • 32:00 | Releasing radar with victory over Japan
  • 32:45 | Slaughterbots and banning autonomous weapons
  • 33:30 | Some success in banning chemical weapons
  • 35:00 | Like fire, AI can be used for good or bad
  • 41:13 | Military AI endgame
  • 41:55 | Other implications of AI
  • 42:55 | Iran nuclear facility infection
  • 44:21 | stopkillerrobots.org
  • 43:17 | Encryption and cellphones

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Bingecast: Daniel Ogden on Technology and National Security