Category: Academic Life

Academic with…

PhD in computer forensics, security clearance, and extensive experience in cyber warfare seeks US government partner in research and destabilization of hostile nations.   -My advertisement for Plan X

TIMN conceptual mapping

This is an early effort to start mapping the relationships of TIMN by David Ronfeldt. This is also my first attempt at crowd sourcing a solution to a problem. T+I+M+N relates to the concepts of how humans organize themselves. I…

NDU 2012 Fall Convocation

Via livestream we can watch the commencement ceremony at the National Defense University. Major General Martin the President of NDU is the commencement speaker which is kind of different. There usually is a combatant commander who comes to speak. There…

University: If it is broke what does that mean?

The public university systems are under a significant stress from various directions. The complaints about tuition, educational strategies, structure of the university, and curriculum controls are directed from various constituencies. The university system has over a thousand years of history,…

Dissertation – Defended

I have successfully defended my dissertation for a PhD from Purdue University. The title of the dissertation is “Cyber warfare as a form of conflict: Evaluation of models of cyber conflict as a prototype to conceptual analysis”, and my advisor…

Words matter

This is a little bit of a rant. I have been noticing an increase in over the top marketing language. We have revolutionary new products. We have wars on everything from drugs to Christmas. We see it and hear it…