27 Jul 2020

A.I. Helped Uncover Chinese Boats Hiding in North Korean Waters

Earlier today, a study published in the journal Science Advances describes how researchers used artificial intelligence to discover over 900 ships of Chinese origin docked in North Korean waters. The massive fleets of Chinese fishing boats have been potentially illegally operating in North Korean waters with tracking systems halted. The

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17 Jul 2020

Attorney General: China May Supplant U.S. If It Wins AI Race

On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr stated that China posed a significant risk in the economic and technical sectors, claiming that its plans for global domination could be dependent on the development of artificial intelligence. Barr also warned the public that China is using methods both legal and illegal to

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13 Jul 2020

Walter Reed Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Screen Drugs to Potentially Treat COVID-19

The development of new medicine typically takes years to meet requirements and ensure that the drug is viable and ready for public use, however, scientists within the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have been experimenting with high-tech tools to aid the global search for a COVID-19 treatment and vaccine.

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22 Jun 2020

Robot Divers Could Use Artificial Intelligence To Save Coral Reefs

A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration organization claims that humans will not be able to save the coral reefs dying at an alarming rate across the globe. In optimal conditions, human divers can still only spend three to four hours per day working underwater in restoration efforts. Tom Moore, program

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19 Jun 2020

OODA Video: The Technologies of AI Security and Ethics

This video provides succinct context on technology companies fielding solutions to help address key concerns in the area of AI security and AI ethics. We produced this presentation for OODA members based on our own continuous market research that includes tracking VC investment and engaging with the community via AI related events but also our own AI centric due diligence engagements and cybersecurity assessments. 

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12 Jun 2020

Energy Explores the Potential of an Artificial Intelligence Grand Challenge

On Wednesday, the Energy Department’s Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) invited experts to speak about grand challenges and partnerships worth pursuing to advance research and breakthroughs in AI. Wednesday’s event brought together experts from national laboratories, academia, industry, and more. AITO’s request of information is seeking outside organizations to

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02 Jun 2020

OODA Video: When Artificial Intelligence Goes Wrong

For many organizations, the pacing factor in the deployment of Artificial Intelligence solutions is not the functionality of the AI, but problems in mitigating the issues caused when AI goes wrong. 

In this video for OODA members we provide a succinct introduction to key issues of AI in a way that will help you optimize your AI efforts. 

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27 May 2020

OODAcast with Congressman Will Hurd

In this OODAcast, OODA LLC CEO Matt Devost interviews Congressman Will Hurd in a wide ranging discussion that touches on issues of geopolitical risk, cybersecurity, cyber risk and ways to help ensure our nation is prepared to compete and win in an age of rapid technological innovation. Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Communications (5G) and other mega-trends of technology are examined, as well as insights into leadership in the modern world.

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27 May 2020

Agriculture Industry Moves Forward Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) To Improve Crop Management

The agriculture industry has been seeking new AI solutions to improve crop management and other facets of farming to produce more efficient yields. Aerial imaging has been used for decades to detect diseases in crops, however, AI is being introduced to this common practice to push the agriculture industry into

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20 May 2020

How AI Will Soon Change Special Operations

According to experts, AI will play a huge role in special operations forces’ endeavors over the next several years. As commander of US Special Operations Command, Gen. Richard Clarke found that US leaders were devoting most of their mental energy to information processing. Clarke stated that commanders likely spend 60%

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