28 Mar 2018

DARPA to use artificial intelligence to help commanders in ‘gray zone’ conflicts

“Across the military branches, commanders are looking at how artificial intelligence can be used to fly better aerial routes, insert robotic vehicles into formations and process vast amounts of data in the information-dense battlefields of the near future.” Source: DARPA to use artificial intelligence to help commanders in ‘gray zone’

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22 Mar 2018

New bill would prepare US for artificial intelligence threat

“Warning artificial intelligence will revolutionize warfare, a key House lawmaker has opened the pod bay doors to legislation aimed at preparing for the threat posed by intelligent machines.” Source: New bill would prepare US for artificial intelligence threat

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15 Mar 2018

Artificial Intelligence Is Not the Right Tool for Everything, Top Army Scientist Says

“‘Do not be seduced into thinking [artificial intelligence] is different than any other IT application—it is not,’ said Alexander Kott, chief scientist at the Army Research Lab. ‘AI is not a magic dust.’” Source: Artificial Intelligence Is Not the Right Tool for Everything, Top Army Scientist Says – Nextgov

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26 Feb 2018

AI Experts List the Real Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

“A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.” Source: AI Experts List the Real Dangers of Artificial Intelligence – Nextgov

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23 Feb 2018

The terrifying future of malicious artificial intelligence

“A new report from a series of national security and technology research organizations, including Elon Musk’s OpenAI, details the potential security threats posed by misuses of artificial intelligence.” Source: The terrifying future of malicious artificial intelligence

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05 Jan 2018

The Two AI Books Chinese President Xi Jinping is Reading

China’s president Xi Jinping further signaled his interest in having China emerge as a dominant artificial intelligence power with the placement of two AI books on his bookshelf during his New Year’s Eve address to the nation. The two books featured on the president’s bookshelf were The Master Algorithm by Pedro

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07 Dec 2017

SPAWAR: Artificial intelligence should be the next space race

“The push for artificial intelligence is slowing becoming the new buzz in both the commercial-civilian sector as well as the defense industrial complex.” Source: SPAWAR: Artificial intelligence should be the next space race

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11 Aug 2017

Artificial Intelligence: Putting Machines to Work for the Spies

“‘Industry is behind the curve right now with cyber defense not keeping pace with offense,’ says Matt Devost, managing director at Accenture Security and frequent adviser to the government on cyber security issues. ‘We have a shortage of human capital, so we don’t have enough skilled people to engage in

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20 Jul 2017

DHS Issues Report on AI Risk to Critical Infrastructure

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an emerging risk that will affect critical infrastructure (CI) as it becomes common throughout the United States. The purpose of this research paper is to analyze the narratives about AI to understand the prominence of perceived key benefits and threats from AI adoption and the resulting

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15 Jul 2017

Elon Musk: Artificial intelligence a ‘fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization’

“Telsa CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that people ‘should be really concerned’ about artificial intelligence which ‘is a fundamental risk for human civilization.’ He made the comment at the National Governors Association meeting in Providence, R.I., after being asked by newly elected NGA chair Gov. Brian Sandoval about whether

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