21 Feb 2019

What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers

Artificial intelligence (AI) research is rapidly bringing us closer to a new technological revolution. However, Computer Science professor Ben Shneiderman of the University of Maryland believes that in order to get the best out of this technology, researchers and engineers should be careful not to repeat the mistakes of legitimate scientists who got sidetracked

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13 Feb 2019

DoD Releases New Strategy Report Outlining Path Forward for Artificial Intelligence

The DoD released a new summary of its AI strategy this Tuesday (February 12) titled “Harnessing AI to Advance Our Security and Prosperity” and outlining its future plans for AI development and integration. “AI is poised to transform every industry and is expected to impact every corner of the Department,

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12 Feb 2019

Trump signs executive order prioritising AI development

The US government has committed itself to playing a leading role in the global proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that launches the American AI Initiative under supervision of the National Science and Technology Council Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence (NSTC Select Committee).

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12 Feb 2019

AI & Data: Avoiding The Gotchas

Research on artificial intelligence has highlighted the importance of quality data: a machine learning device is “only as smart as the data it’s allowed to cull through,” after all. So, how do you mitigate the risks posed to AI development by bad data? Forbes offers a couple of strategies. First,

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04 Feb 2019

OODA: both a philosophy and a company on the rise

Bob Gourley and Matt Devost, co-founders of OODA LLC, recently made an appearance on Federal News Radio’s What’s Working in Washington. In the interview, Bob Gourley explained how the problem of breach fatigue may lead to the national security implications of certain data breaches being ignored: “[W]e’ve become numb to all these

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14 Jan 2019

What If You Could Know What The Designers Of Our AI-Enabled Future Think?

To really see where we are all going with Artificial Intelligence (AI) there is no better way than asking those who are architecting the future of AI.

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08 Jan 2019

OODA Trends 2019

OODA Founders Matt Devost & Bob Gourley provide their eccentric take on emerging technology trends for 2019.

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03 Jan 2019

AI Will Test American Values In The Battlefield

How will military leaders deal with AI that may treat troops as expendable assets to win the “game”.

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28 Dec 2018

U.S. Spies Want to Know How to Identify Compromised AI

“The U.S. government’s research arm for intelligence organizations, IARPA, is looking for ideas on how to detect ‘Trojan’ attacks on artificial intelligence, according to government procurement documents. Here’s the problem the agency wants to solve: At a simple level, modern image-recognition AI learns from analyzing many images of an object. If

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02 Nov 2018

AI lie detector tests to get trial run at EU airports

“Passengers at some European airports will soon be questioned by artificial intelligence-powered lie detectors at border checkpoints, as a European Union trial of the technology is set to begin. Fliers will be asked a series of travel-related questions by a virtual border guard avatar, and artificial intelligence will monitor their

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