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.”
What are our options for liquid transportation fuels? Join us for a discussion of current fuel technology and regulatory roadblocks in the context of global climate change, geopolitics, and the economy.
Yossie Hollander is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with over 40 years of experience of building successful software companies. He co-founded the Fuel Freedom Foundation, dedicated to ending the world addiction to oil. He is the founder and chairman of Our Energy Policy Foundation, which is dedicated to creating an open dialogue and agreement on the U.S. energy policy. Yossie serves on the executive board and management committee of the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is a member of the Board of Councilors of USC’s College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and a member of the advisory board of the Cornell University Center for a Sustainable Future.
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