sharing economy

  • Power to the People: How Open Technological Innovation is Arming Tomorrow’s Terrorists

    Accessible innovations in destructive force have long driven new patterns of political violence.  When Alfred Nobel invented dynamite and Mikhail Kalashnikov designed the AK-47, each inadvertently spurred terrorist and insurgent movements that killed millions and upended the international system. In her new book, Audrey Kurth Cronin argues that the twenty-first century “sharing economy” has already disrupted every institution, including the armed forces.  New “open” technologies are transforming access to the … Read More