January 31, 2018

Paul Scharre on NPR: How Tech, Fitness Trackers Affect The Military

Featuring Paul Scharre

Source: NPR - All Things Considered

Journalist Ari Shapiro

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Paul Scharre about the discovery that fitness trackers such as Fitbit are revealing "heat maps" of where U.S. military personnel are running. Scharre is a former special operations agent, who now looks into how technology is interacting with military needs. He says this fitness tracker story illustrates a broader range of issues with apps, social media and devices and their effects on today's military.


  • Paul Scharre

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is the award-winning author of Army ...