Mad Scientist

Advances in sensing, precision attack, and decision-making will fundamentally alter the character of future conflict engagements.  This premise warrants closer examination.

1 December deadline - continue on for information on the latest Mad Scientist call for ideas.

Journal Article | October 15, 2017 12:50 PM | Comments(1)

Here is the latest from the US Army TRADOC G2 Mad Scientist Project - "Serious sport is war minus the shooting".

This article describes the results of a statistical analysis of the entire corpus of Mad Scientist SciFi stories to identify common themes that emerge when all stories are considered together.

Continue on for information on the latest Mad Scientist call for ideas.

Submitted in collaboration with TRADOC's Mad Scientist Continuum: Visualizing Multi-Domain Battle - 2030-2050.

Continue on for the U.S. Army TRADOC Mad Scientist Sci-Fi Stories - Executive Summary and a link to the full document.

Journal Article | July 28, 2017 09:22 AM | Comments(4)

"The Operational Environment and the Changing Character of Future Warfare" - Continue on for the full TRADOC G-2 assessment / estimate.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The rise of super-intelligent information technologies fueled with robotics, smart munitions, ubiquitous sensing, and extreme networking.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Exploring the art of the possible in future infantry combat.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Leveraging robotics and autonomous systems to penetrate high-risk areas and to provide support in contested environments.

Continue on for links to the 25-26 July conference agenda and bios as well as info on the 24-28 July crowd sourcing event.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The MI battalion of 2025 needs electronic attack, as well as protection, collection, and surveillance aspects of EW.

Continue on for information on the 25-26 July Mad Scientist Conference and on how to watch the live-stream.

Journal Article | July 20, 2017 07:17 AM | Comments(1)

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Time dominates descriptions of the MDB concept which emphasizes the rapid and transitory nature of opportunities on the future battlefield.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Multi-Domain Entropy - creating uncertainty within enemy domains in order to disadvantage their ability to win.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The integration of computational analytic tools is a necessity to visualize and understand complexity.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Data will be the most coveted weapon and the greatest tool.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: In this world of flux and constant pursuit of competitive advantage, the most disruptive technologies will be tactical level electromagnetic pulse weapons.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Megacities - or more generally Dense Urban Areas - will emerge at the epicenter of future events necessitating military intervention.

Journal Article | July 13, 2017 06:59 AM | Comments(1)

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The intent of this paper is to present a sample of emerging human enhancement technologies that may contribute to soldier resilience.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Besides the physical properties of urban terrain, the density of pervasive, networked sensors creates opportunities and challenges for military operations.

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: The cyberspace domain of the future will most forcefully assert itself in urban areas.

Journal Article | July 6, 2017 04:38 AM | Comments(3)

TRADOC Mad Scientist Project: Urban and global trends present a variety of critical factors contributing to center of gravity analysis and resilience assessments.