12 Jul 2019

Military Spy Satellite Targeting Iran Crashes To Earth After Catastrophic Failure

It is absolutely fair to ask yourself if this crash could be the result of enemy action. There is no evidence of that yet, but it is something that must be investigated. Here is what is known: Earlier this week, a UAE-funded mission failed to launch a new satellite intended

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12 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How can you learn government mission needs?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). If you are a tech CEO building an awesome new capability that improves the ability of organizations, there is a very high likelihood that

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11 Jul 2019

OODA Launches New Series for Tech CEOs on The Federal Market

Startup CEOs: The federal government needs your technology! A high tech startup that has made it through the wickets required to get VC funding and create real capabilities almost always has something that someone in government needs. But that does not mean you should drop everything and pursue federal business.

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10 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: These are the AI/ML capabilities DoD says they need the most

Tech CEOs can be a huge help to DoD by tracking their mission needs and providing input on capabilities that meet them. We can make it easy for you to do just that. We have just been asked to help provide inputs on companies that meet key needs of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Let us know if your firm has a solution that is a fit.

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24 Jun 2019

Researchers develop a technique to vaccinate algorithms against adversarial attacks

Researchers with CSIRO’s Data61 have developed a method to employ machine learning in order to “vaccinate” systems against adversarial attacks, which are attempts to tamper with machine learning models by feeding them malicious data. For instance, by distorting images in various ways, threat actors may be able to bypass surveillance

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20 Jun 2019

The Future of Enterprise IT: Insights that can drive your decisions today – An OODA Network Webinar

OODA Network Members can watch the on demand version of our webinar on predicting the future of IT. Predicting the future is hard. We have tried just about every way humanity has come up with, and frankly every model has flaws. But we have found some methods that can be

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13 Jun 2019

Preventing AI From Going Wrong – An OODA Network Webinar

OODA Network Members can watch the on demand version of our webinar on mitigating risks due to AI. During this webinar, the OODA Loop team discussed salient points of key research for our members, including an overview of key problem areas in AI, followed by a solutions framework. Challenge areas

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12 Jun 2019

Mass anomaly detected under the moon’s largest crater

A new Baylor University study has detected an underground mass of metal “five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii” underneath the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin, an impact crater on the far side of the moon and the biggest known crater in our solar system. The researchers believe that

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04 Jun 2019

NASA and the Artemis Vision: Go to the moon to stay

On April 9, NASA announced Artemis, the new program to return humans to the moon to stay, by 2024. Artemis includes many important firsts, including the first exploration of the only known source of water on the moon, at the lunar south pole.

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03 Jun 2019

Google is facing an imminent antitrust investigation from the US Justice Department

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google, the Wall Street Journal reported last Friday. Anonymous sources told the newspaper that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is letting the DOJ carry out the probe. The FTC has investigated Google in 2011 and 2013, but the

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