Winner, Arleigh Burke Essay Contest
New technologies offer the services the prospect of collecting and distributing massive amounts of data, but unless the needs and limitations of the human users at the end of the chain are considered, more will not be better.
Buy the steak or buy the sizzle? In our enthusiasm for the high-tech, "new and improved," we often concentrate on the sizzle and forget our digestion. Such has been the way with two heavily marketed warfare concepts, total information dominance (TID) and network-centric warfare (NCW).