In this episode of the Life in 2030 podcast, we explore the growing field of laser weaponry. They are set to have a massive impact on global peace and geopolitics in general. On one hand they will spur an arms race and yet on another, it will lead to a drastic decline in the civilian casualties of future wars.

A special thanks goes out to Mike Bergen, futurist and Senior Associate at Avascent.
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Executive producer, writer and narrator: David Tal, President of Quantumrun. Reach him @DavidTalWrites across all social media.

Producer and podcast editor: Kaelah Shimonov

All music heard throughout this podcast was composed by Karl Gutowski.

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