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Physicist and Rhodes Scholar, Sean Gourley, founded Primer, a start-up building mission-critical AI capabilities for the United States and its closest allies. He joins Niki in the studio to discuss Silicon Valley’s ambivalence about building and selling defense capabilities necessary to protect democracies. He explains how artificial intelligence is a “third offset” – following nuclear weapons and precision munitions – that could end a war in just 72 hours. And China is hyper-focused on overtaking the United States in this arms race.

““AI is a technology so powerful that the country that wields it will quickly defeat any opponent who does not.” -Sean Gourley 


Sean Gourley



How China's AI Could Win a War in 72 Hours

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