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DARPA wants AI to make soldiers fitter, happier, more productive

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) this week launched a new program aiming to investigate how AI can be used to optimize the performance of soldiers by using specific data on individuals to prescribe them an ideal diet, physical exercise regimen and methods for brain stimulation.

The Teaching AI to Leverage Overlooked Residuals, or TAILOR program is mean to offer an alternative to approaches that fail to take into account crucial individual differences, dismissing these as “statistical ‘noise,’ ‘residuals,’ or ‘error,’ because this often results in methods that are ineffective or actually serve to undermine the performance of individuals.

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