14 Dec 2020

How AI Helps Advance Immunotherapy And Precision Medicine

Nucleai, Tel-Aviv based AI software developer, is seeking to create software for image analysis and pathology data modeling to assist scientists and doctors in developing more effective drugs, such as immunotherapies for cancer treatment. The startup is focusing on creating a multi-disciplinary approach to the challenge of ineffective predictive biomarkers,

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09 Dec 2020

Army Looks to Launch Next-Level, Automated Warehouse at Fort Hood

The Army is seeking to transform an existing Supply Support Activity warehouse in Fort Hood into a model of technology use to be implemented in other locations. The warehouse will tap into artificial intelligence, robotics, and other cutting edge technology to speed up operations and reduce the workload on staff.

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02 Dec 2020

This Company Uses AI to Outwit Malicious AI

Startup Robust Intelligence is experimenting with AI and how to mitigate the risks posed by malicious AI. Robust Intelligence is responding to threats of attacks on commercial AI algorithms, with the first one being reported in 2019 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. As AI continues to be

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20 Nov 2020

Interagency Committee Issues Recommendations for Using Cloud to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence

The Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence has released recommendations for how agencies can utilize cloud computing resources for research and development efforts. The report highlights that cloud computing provides reliable and agile computing capabilities despite technical and administrative challenges that remain in the technology. The committee created the publication at

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16 Nov 2020

AI, ML Tech ‘Needed Today’ to Enhance Decision-Making Process at the Edge, DOD Officials Say

Earlier this week, Pentagon officials announced that they were seeking ways to capitalize on the potential of machine learning and artificial intelligence for automating the decision making processes from a tactical standpoint. In 2019, the Defense Department released a digital modernization strategy that highlighted the uses of AI and machine

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05 Nov 2020

Inside Saudi Arabia’s Innovative Strategy To Become A Global Leader In Artificial Intelligence

Saudi Arabia recently hosted a Global AI Summit organized by the Saudi Data and AI Authority group. The summit focused on building Saudi Arabia’s power in the artificial intelligence industry, naming it imperative to the country’s digital economy agenda. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been attempting to reinvent itself

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29 Oct 2020

Can Prize Challenges Help The DoD Find Autonomous Cybersecurity AI Solutions?

Prize Challenges have been growing in popularity as the Government tries to get out from under their cumbersome, innovation-sapping Federal Acquisition Regulations.  Recently, the US Navy has seen some excellent success with their Artificial Intelligence Applications to Autonomous Cybersecurity (IA ATAC) Challenge.  Anyone over 18 years of age, who is a US citizen, can participate.  And there can be real money in it!

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26 Oct 2020

VA Piloting AI to Predict Mortality Rates of COVID-19 Patients

The Veterans Affairs Department is working on a new AI tool that could predict a COVID-19 patient’s prognosis and recommend the next steps based on risk factors such as pre-existing conditions, age, location, and other medical data. The healthcare industry has been overwhelmed by pandemic patients, causing hospital beds to

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12 Oct 2020

National Security AI Commission at Odds Over U.S. Response to Malign AI

On Thursday, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence met to review third quarter recommendations on how to respond to malign AI, among other pressing technology and national security issues. Six areas of research were considered in how to promote collaboration with US allies on AI. Staff presented a divisive

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05 Oct 2020

OODA Monthly Meeting: Where our members gather online for trust based networking

OODA Network members are invited to participate in a monthly video call to discuss items of common concern to our membership. These highly collaborative sessions are great ways for our members to meet and interact with each other while talking about items of common interest. We also use these sessions to help better focus our research and reporting on member needs.

To encourage openness of discussion, these sessions take place with Chatham House rules, where participants are free to use the information in the meeting but are asked not to directly quote or identify other participants.

For our members who could not make our last monthly session, here is an overview of the topics we reviewed.

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