Andrew Benson

Thinking without writing is daydreaming

On the Proliferation of Artificial Intelligence

11 months ago

Q: Do the benefits of artificial intelligence outweigh the risks?
The late physicist Stephen Hawking warned that artificial intelligence (AI) was “either the best or the worst thing ever to happen to humanity”. The technology promises to solve complex problems and unlock scientific mysteries. ...

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Relocating to San Francisco

1 year ago

Life update: I’m moving to San Francisco!

I’ll be relocating to San Francisco to begin the Graduate Certificate Program in Cyber Security at Stanford University. The program starts in September and I expect to compete the graduate certificate within three academic quarters (slightly less than one...

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Geopolitics isn't just for international relations geeks anymore

1 year ago

With the advent of the globalized, Internet-connected, international political economy, the importance of geopolitics will once again emerge to the forefront of many academic and boardroom discussions. The impact of geopolitical events in a global economy defined by increasingly intesrconnected supp...

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Welcome

1 year ago

After going back and forth for some time, I have decided to commit to revamping my personal site. The intention for this site is to serve as a repository for my thoughts on whatever it is that I'm reading or working on at the time. I expect that much of the writings to come will focus on my favorite...

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