Ukraine is a Master Class in Cyber Defense and a Real-time AI Accelerator

In March 2022, at the onset of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, OODA Loop CTO Bob Gourley posited a working thesis that We Are In The First Open Source Intelligence War.  A year and change into the conflict, two recent articles do a great job of expanding on Bob’s initial thesis, capturing the other analogies and framing that have been used to describe this ongoing conflict in Europe. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, much debate has centered on whether the conflict represents conventional warfare or some revolutionary type of contest.