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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23 May 2019

ARM cuts ties with Huawei, threatening future chip designs

British multinational chip and software designer ARM has instructed its employees to halt “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei as a result of the recent US government ban on Huawei telecommunications products over security concerns. While ARM is not a US company, it is worried

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20 May 2019

OODA Special Report: Executive’s Guide To The Revolution in Biology

OODA CTO Bob Gourley provides an overview of key thrusts of the transformation underway in biology and offers seven topics business leaders should consider when updating business strategy to optimize your opportunity because of these changes.

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17 May 2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance

New research by Georgetown researchers suggests that privacy advocates and other people worried about the proliferation of mass surveillance systems should not merely worry about China’s efforts to sell its model of the surveillance state around the world, because some US cities seem on their way to deploy real-time facial

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16 May 2019

Elon Musk’s SpaceX takes shot at broadband supremacy

For the last several days SpaceX fans have been filling their social media feeds with posts about the coming launch of 60 Starlink satellites. The photo that kicked off all the excitement (reported on here:SpaceX Starlink satellites shown on a Falcon ready for launch) was captured in a tweet by

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16 May 2019

The AI Supply Chain Runs on Ignorance

It is no secret that in order to improve the performance of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, developers need to feed massive amounts of data into their AI algorithms so that these can evolve through “learning.” However, experts warn that AI firms are often far from transparent about how they gather

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16 May 2019

CEOs and business leaders trust AI, but employees are more cautious

A new survey by EY looks at the attitudes of CEOs and other c-suite executives toward AI. According to the study, the vast majority of business leaders are optimistic about AI (85%) and plan to invest in this technology in the coming year (87% ). But while 87% of respondents

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14 May 2019

An FCC Commissioner Sees AI and Blockchain As Contributing to 5G

An FCC commissioner hopes that machine learning and distributed crypto-ledgers will free up wireless spectrum for billions of devices. Jessica Rosenworcel, a commissioner at the US Federal Communications Commission, believes that artificial intelligence and blockchain technology will give the US an edge in next-generation wireless networking over its big technological

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14 May 2019

DARPA Air Combat Evolution (ACE) Program: Dogfighting with an AI wingman

Artificial intelligence has defeated chess grandmasters, Go champions, professional poker players, and, now, world-class human experts in the online strategy games Dota 2 and StarCraft II. No AI currently exists, however, that can outduel a human strapped into a fighter jet in a high-speed, high-G dogfight. As modern warfare evolves

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