Peter L. Levin

Peter L. Levin

Peter L. Levin was a Clinton and Obama Administration appointee. He’s now an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and co-founder and CEO of Amida Technology Solutions, Inc.

The Case Against the Case Against AI

The Case Against the Case Against AI

A review of The Age of AI and Our Human Future by Henry A. Kissinger, Eric Schmidt, and Daniel Huttenlocher. Little, Brown and Company, 272 pages (November, 2021). Potential bridges across the menacing chasm of incompatible ideas are being demolished by a generation of wannabe autocrats presenting alternative facts as

Peter L. Levin
Peter L. Levin
8 min read
Science / Tech
In Defense of Objective Knowledge

In Defense of Objective Knowledge

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. ~Martin Luther King Some ideas achieve longevity because they are relentlessly exposed to challenge, falsification, and disconfirmation. At the scale of nations, anti-fragile constitutions that enshrine individual freedoms, personal liberties, and legal amendment fare better than societies that prioritize the

Peter L. Levin
Peter L. Levin
8 min read
Politics
Glassdoor Is Broken

Glassdoor Is Broken

Public reviews serve an essential purpose in holding governments and institutions, stores and restaurants, and teachers and employers accountable. I fully and enthusiastically support transparency, including for private companies like my own. The problem is that literally anyone can lob a reputational bomb online, and it can be as devastating

Peter L. Levin
Peter L. Levin
10 min read
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