What are some underrated traits that great leaders have? This question came up in Quora and I think it is a great one. I wrote a reply in Quora and it also got a feature on Inc.com but to make things simple you can see my thoughts below:
In 2019, I published my book, The End of Killing, examining how technology can help us to end gun violence. The book has been met with supporters, a lot of questions and has opened doors to some great conversations.
I wholeheartedly believe we can reduce violence and killing in our world, but we are not doing everything we can to achieve that goal. That’s partly because the discussions we are having about public safety, violent crime, and gun ownership are stuck in the past.
For those who want to gain a deeper understanding of non-lethal weapons technology and safety, I included this appendix. It will introduce you to the general concepts of non-lethal weapons, then walk through a first-principles design approach to building the non-lethal weapons that have the potential to make bullets obsolete in the not-too-distant future. Then I’ll discuss some of the risks that have to be evaluated when deciding to put them to use.