BY SENIOR FELLOW SCOTT TILLEY, Ph.D.
Scott Tilley is a Senior Fellow at the American Security Council Foundation, where he writes the “Technical Power” column, focusing on the societal and national security implications of advanced technology in cybersecurity, space, and foreign relations.
He is an emeritus professor at the Florida Institute of Technology. Previously, he was with the University of California, Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute, and IBM. His research and teaching were in the areas of computer science, software & systems engineering, educational technology, the design of communication, and business information systems.
He is president and founder of the Center for Technology & Society, president and co-founder of Big Data Florida, past president of INCOSE Space Coast, and a Space Coast Writers’ Guild Fellow.
He has authored over 150 academic papers and has published 28 books (technical and non-technical), most recently Systems Analysis & Design (Cengage, 2020), SPACE (Anthology Alliance, 2019), and Technical Justice (CTS Press, 2019). He wrote the “Technology Today” column for FLORIDA TODAY from 2010 to 2018.
He is a popular public speaker, having delivered numerous keynote presentations and “Tech Talks” for a general audience. Recent examples include the role of big data in the space program, a four-part series on machine learning, and a four-part series on fake news.
He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Victoria (1995).
Contact him at email@example.com.
By Scott Tilley – ASCF Senior Fellow November 2020 – They call economics the “dismal science” because economists’ predictions are rarely correct, and the models used to make the predictions are opaque at best. It’s an...
By Scott Tilley, ASCF Senior Fellow October 2020 – All of today’s computers perform their calculations in the same way. It doesn’t matter if the computer is an old PC from the days of Windows 3.1, the latest and greatest iPhone,...
Supporting soft power and hard power September 16, 2020 By Scott Tilley, ASCF Senior Fellow In the Pacific Theater during World War II, the American forces struggled to make inroads against the Japanese at the start of 1942. The tide...