PBS Frontline Hosts Online Discussion of Military and Technology with ICT’s Skip Rizzo

Published: May 26, 2009
Category: News

As part of it’s continuing coverage of the ways technology shapes how we live today, the team from PBS Frontline’s Digital Nation today hosted a live online discussion about the U.S. military’s applications of modern digital technology.  “Digital Warriors: Our 21st Century Military,” featured a panel of three experts; Lt. Gen. Robert J. Elder, commander of the 8th Air Force, Air Combat Command, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, where he served as the first commander of Air Network Operations and led the development of the cyberspace mission for the Air Force; Christian Lowe, award-winning military journalist and current editor of DefenseTech; and Dr. Albert ‘Skip’ Rizzo, research scientist and professor at ICT and developer of the Virtual Iraq treatment for combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The forum covered a wide range of issues, including cyber-security, drones, virtual reality training, virtual reality medical treatment, and the “Soldier 2.0”.