19 Jul 2019

Elon Musk’s Secretive Brain Tech Company Debuts a Sophisticated Neural Implant

Neuralink founder Elon Musk on Tuesday announced a new system that can “record from and stimulate [signals called] spikes in neurons” in the human brain at an unprecedented magnitude. The firm aims to start human trials for the sophisticated neural implant as early as next year. If successful, the system

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19 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How do you Work With Federal Systems Integrators?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). This special report is written for the tech CEO seeking insights into the federal systems integrator community. It is based on years of direct

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18 Jul 2019

Meet With OODA At Blackhat in Vegas 7-8 Aug 2019

Since many OODA Network Members attend Blackhat each year, OODA will be hosting a member only happy hour during the event so we can catch up in person. This should be a good way to connect with old friends and meet others in the network you have yet to meet

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18 Jul 2019

Federal and SLED IT managers say AI will be a game changer

A new survey by MeriTalk indicates that 90% of IT managers in Federal, state, local, and higher education (SLED) organizations say that in over the past two years, a shift has taken place toward the adoption of AI technologies. Despite this, only 14% of respondents stated that AI has been

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12 Jul 2019

Military Spy Satellite Targeting Iran Crashes To Earth After Catastrophic Failure

It is absolutely fair to ask yourself if this crash could be the result of enemy action. There is no evidence of that yet, but it is something that must be investigated. Here is what is known: Earlier this week, a UAE-funded mission failed to launch a new satellite intended

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12 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: How can you learn government mission needs?

This is the next in our series of special reports for OODA members focused on federal business strategies for the Startup CEO (find them all here). If you are a tech CEO building an awesome new capability that improves the ability of organizations, there is a very high likelihood that

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11 Jul 2019

OODA Launches New Series for Tech CEOs on The Federal Market

Startup CEOs: The federal government needs your technology! A high tech startup that has made it through the wickets required to get VC funding and create real capabilities almost always has something that someone in government needs. But that does not mean you should drop everything and pursue federal business.

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10 Jul 2019

Startup Tech CEO: These are the AI/ML capabilities DoD says they need the most

Tech CEOs can be a huge help to DoD by tracking their mission needs and providing input on capabilities that meet them. We can make it easy for you to do just that. We have just been asked to help provide inputs on companies that meet key needs of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC). Let us know if your firm has a solution that is a fit.

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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 can watch the on demand version of our webinar on predicting the future of IT. 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 some methods that can be

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