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Nukes in the Age of AI

A new report from the RAND Corporation explains how artificial intelligence might affect the risk of nuclear war.
Matthew Gault
4.25.18
space war
space war

Trump Thinks a Militarized ‘Space Force’ Is a ‘Great Idea’

He may be referring to a proposal that died in the Senate last year.
Becky Ferreira
3.14.18
Film
Film

The Director of the Scariest Movie We’ve Ever Seen Still Fears Nuclear War the Most

'Threads' director Mick Jackson on the return of his BBC movie and why it’s still important.
Matthew Gault
2.27.18
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hawaii

An Avalanche of Errors Led to the False Missile Alert in Hawaii

The FCC heard a preliminary report from an investigation into what went wrong.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.30.18
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thread

The Nuclear War Movie That Traumatized a Generation Is Back

The British anti-war classic 'Threads' is coming to Blu-ray.
Matthew Gault
1.22.18
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nuclear war

Experts Tell Senate: Don't Limit the President's Nuclear Authority

For the first time in 41 years, a congressional hearing was held on the subject of the President’s authority to launch nuclear weapons.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.15.17
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Motherboard Guide to Cinema

This Cult 80s Film About the Nuclear Apocalypse Is Still Relevant, and That Sucks

Steve de Jarnatt’s ‘Miracle Mile’ offers a grim look at the world hours before nuclear apocalypse, kicked off by a pre-emptive strike by the US.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.23.17
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defcon

Now You Can Watch the Nuclear Apocalypse Unfold in VR

It's spectator mode only, but at least there's more to look at besides maps and stats.
Leif Johnson
2.15.17
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machines

Here Is Portland’s Cold War Plan for Surviving Nuclear Armageddon

Cold War Portland had a scheme to save 100,000 people—and it worked.
Paul Richard Huard
4.12.16
Gaming
Gaming

Just How Realistic is Fallout 4's Post-Apocalypse Anyway?

The Real Science Behind Everyone's Favorite Wasteland.
Steven Messner
12.28.15
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videos

Here's Some ICBM Porn to Scrape the Holiday Cheer From Your Soul

Watch out up there, Santa.
Michael Byrne
12.19.15
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immortality

We Must Destroy Nukes Before an Artificial Intelligence Learns to Use Them

Why transhumanists favor nuclear disarmament.
Zoltan Istvan
11.10.15