Professional status: retired. Fields: first 20 years, U.S.-Latin American security issues (esp. Mexico, Cuba); last 15 years, worldwide implications of the information revolution (cyberocracy, cyberwar, netwar, swarming, noopolitik, the nexus-state). Goals: finish "STA:C" framework about how people think; and finish "TIMN" framework about social evolution (past, present, future). Publications: mostly online at rand.org and firstmonday.org.