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ONLINE MATERIAL SUPPORTING SELECTED BLUE HORIZONS COURSES

Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Course Support

METACOGNITION


Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.


Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


Kathryn Schulz     Biography         TED Talks
Being Wrong:  Adventures in the Margin of Error     Review

Daniel Kahneman     Biography   
Thinking, Fast and Slow     Review 1     Review 2
 

Steven Sloman    Biography     
Philip Fernbach     Biography
The Knowledge Illusion:  Why We Never Think Alone        Review


Nassim Taleb     Biography
Skin in the Game:  Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life    Review

Michele Wucker      Biography
The Gray Rhino:  How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore        Review

M. Neil Browne       Biography
Stuart M. Keeley     
Asking the Right Questions:  A Guide to Critical Thinking     Review

Richard Paul      Biography   (includes links to a Memorial Page, Video Biography and Biographical information)
Linda Elder      Biography
Critical Thinking:  Tools for Taking Charge of Your Professional and Personal Life    

Yuval Noah Harari     Biography
Homo Deus:  A Brief History of Tomorrow      TED Talks      Review


The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.  For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.

Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Course Support

TECHNOLOGY


Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.


Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


Cathy O'Neil     Biography
Weapons of Math Destruction:  How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy    Review


Paul Scharre    Biography      YouTube

Army of None:  Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War      Review

Hod Lipson    Biography
Melba Kurman    Biography
Fabricated:  The New World of 3D Printing      Review

Alec Ross      Biography
Industries of the Future      Review


The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.  For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.

Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Course Support

EVOLUTION OF AIRPOWER


Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.


Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


Joi Ito    Biography
Jeff Howe     Biography
Whiplash:  How to Survive Our Faster Future      Review       Book Discussion  (YouTube Presentation)

Vijay Govindarajan     Biography
Chris Trimble      Biography   (Link to bio located under the book jackets)
The Other Side of Innovation:  Solving the Execution Challenge      Review

Kenneth P. Werrell      Biography
Chasing the Sliver Bullet: US Air Force Weapons Development from Vietnam to Desert Storm    Review


Richard Whittle       Biography
Predator:  The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution       Review

Ben R. Rich     Biography      Article
Skunk Works:  A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed       


The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.  For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.

Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Course Support

STRATEGY IN POLITICS AND WAR


Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.


Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


Richard Rumelt      Biography     Lecture (Youtube Presentation)
Good Strategy, Bad Strategy:  The Difference and Why It Matters        Review

Everett Dolman    Biography (scroll down to the 8th entry)
Pure Strategy:  Power and Principle in the Information Age      

Thomas Mahnken         Biography
Competitive Strategies for the 21st Century:  Theory, History, and Practice       Review 1     Review 2


Jurgen Brauer        Biography
Hubert van Tuyll       Biography
Castles, Battles, and Bombs:  How Economics Explains Military History       Review


Henry Kissinger         Biography 1      Biography 2
World Order               Review


Todd Sechser   Biography
Matt Fuhrmann     Biography
Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy       Review

Peter Zeihan       Biography
The Accidental Superpower:  The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder     Review 1     Review 2

Joshua Cooper Ramo     Biography     (click on about)
The Seventh Sense:  Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks       Review


Neil Sheehan          Biography     Book Discussion  (C-Span video)
A Fiery Peace in a Cold War:  Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon     Review 1      Review 2 


Stanley McChrystal       Biography
Team of Teams:  New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World          Review


Grant T. Hammond       Biography     (click on "Our Faculty" and down to 3rd entry)
The Mind of War:  John Boyd and American Security        Review 1      Review 2


Andrew F. Krepinevich      Biography
Barry D. Watts                   Biography
The Last Warrior:  Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern American Defense Strategy          Review
      Book Discussion   (YouTube Presentation)

Philip Tetlock     Biography
Dan Gardner     Biography  (click on About)
Superforecasting:  The Art and Science of Prediction      Publisher Description          Review

Robert D. Kaplan       Biography
The Return of Marco Polo's World:  War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-First Century         Review

Lawrence Freedman     Biography
The Future of War:  A History       Review       Book Discussion     (CSIS Presentation)

The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.  For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.

Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center Course Support

REGIONAL STUDIES


Some materials listed below require access to subscription databases.  If you cannot gain access, contact your local library for availability.  AU students and faculty can contact the center's Web Maintainer for a password.


Internet Resources

Listed below is on-line information about books and their authors used in this course.  Some links may only be available on-base at Air University.


David C. Kang     Biography
American Grand Strategy and East Asian Security in the Twenty-First Century      Review

Adam Johnson       Biography      Interview
The Orphan Master's Son         Review 1      Review 2


James Kirchick      Biography       Interview
The End of Europe:  Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age     Review

Marcel H. Van Herpen
Putin's Wars: The Rise of Russia's New Imperialism       Review    (Click on Pdf for the full article)


The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.  For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and morale, welfare and recreation sites, the U.S. Air Force does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.

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