The overarching question imparting urgency to this exploration is: Can U.S.-Russian contention in cyberspace cause the two nuclear superpowers to stumble into war? In considering this question we were constantly reminded of recent comments by a prominent U.S. arms control expert: At least as dangerous as the risk of an actual cyberattack, he observed, is cyber operations’ “blurring of the line between peace and war.” Or, as Nye wrote, “in the cyber realm, the difference between a weapon and a non-weapon may come down to a single line of code, or simply the intent of a computer program’s user.”
Frosch shares lessons from his experience trying to perform, and lead, application oriented R&D. Some of these lessons have been encapsulated in aphorisms. Some aphorisms will be presented, with explication, and illustrated with anecdotes from experience with the Navy, ARPA, NASA and General Motors.
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