A job of the future – scifi authors imagine future threats for the French military

The French military wants to figure out what its armed forces might face in the future. To help, it’s bringing on a group of people who are well-versed in imagining the future: science fiction writers. The UK’s Telegraph reports that France’s Defence Innovation Agency is hiring between four and five writers to form a “Red Team” that will come up with “scenarios of disruption,” which is military-speak for out-of-the-box thinking.

Source: The French Army is hiring science fiction writers to imagine future threats – The Verge

From the “Jobs that didn’t exist when I was in school department” comes the above article from France.

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