Mark Gubrud is a contributor to the Futurisms blog of The New Atlantis. An experimental physicist by training, he has taught physics at the University of North Carolina and is an adjunct professor in UNC’s Curriculum on Peace, War and Defense. He earned his Ph.D. in low-temperature and nanoscale experimental physics at the University of Maryland, and was a postdoc on science and global security at Princeton University. He writes on emerging technology. He blogs at 1.0 Human, and tweets as @mgubrud.