In Vanity Fair, Nick Bilton describes the rise of the world’s deadliest startup: “ISIS has truly disrupted the very notion of war. We don’t need tanks and guns to destroy this enemy as much as we need technology and data. In fact, American officials don’t even really know exactly who we are fighting and how many of them there are.”

+ Using tech to spur human combatants could be a stepping stone to a war that is more completely networked: NY Mag envisions the hack that could take down New York City