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 are invited to participate in our webinar on predicting the future of IT on Thursday 27 June 2019 at 2pm. 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

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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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31 May 2019

New AI Generates Horrifyingly Plausible Fake News

A new AI algorithm developed by a team of researchers is capable of generating fake and misleading news stories that seem more plausible than those created by humans, a new academic paper[PDF] shows. Moreover, the AI only needs to be fed a headline in order to write a full article.

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28 May 2019

Volume and quality of training data are the largest barriers to applying machine learning

A new Alegion report highlights the difficulties companies encounter when trying to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions. The survey found that almost 8 in 10 firms (78%) the have launched AI/ML projects saw their initiatives came to a grinding halt before deployment. In addition, virtually every

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28 May 2019

OODA Special Report: The Executive’s Guide To Innovation In Space

OODA is pleased to announce the next in our series of special reports on innovation topics for executive decision-makers. This one focuses on innovation in space.

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24 May 2019

Samsung deepfake AI could fabricate a video clip of you from a single photo

Samsung has developed new artificial intelligence (AI) technology capable of generating deepfake videos based on as little as a single photograph. Deepfakes are fabricated images or videos showing individuals saying and doing things they never said or did. Because deepfakes are hard to distinguish from actual footage, they can be

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