Category artificial intelligence

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Traders, analysts, and professional portfolio managers will turn their attention to earnings this week, as one-third of S&P 500 companies are set to […]

Virtual War And Weapons Of Mass Deception – Modern War Institute

A cautionary conclusion.  Will we heed these words? Sixteenth-century Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus noted that “Prevention is better than cure.” Enemies of the United States continue to probe our virtual defenses. Our rivals are building the plans to attack and win in Virtual War so that they can avoid US military overmatch capabilities in physical […]

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

Excerpts: Later this summer, workers will lay five inches of asphalt atop the rock bed. In all, commanders say they will pave some 39 acres of airfield. While built mainly for the Reaper drones, the runway and adjoining taxiways and ramps must be able to handle much heavier C-17 cargo planes. Three huge hangars capped […]

Palantir Knows Everything About You

     Blaming Peter Thiel & Palantir for excessive surveillance may be convenient for liberals and Silicon Valley; but, our personal privacy was substantially compromised long ago.  We absolutely need to have a thoughtful debate about how much surveillance is too much.  But, singling out Palantir does nothing to advance that debate; and, singles out […]

Nobody Is Safe From Russia’s Colossal Hacking Operation

Nobody is safe from Russia’s colossal hacking operation By Nicole Kobie, www.wired.co.uk View Original April 21st, 2018 No-one is too unimportant to be targeted by Russia-backed, state-sponsored hackers. While that may be good for the self-esteem, it’s bad news for online security — enough so that this week US and UK authorities teamed up to issue a joint […]

The Machine That Can Never Be Hacked: ‘Random Number Generator’ Is Created Using Quantum Physics — And, Even Supercomputers Can’t Steal Its Data

The Machine That Can Never Be Hacked: ‘Random Number Generator’ Is Created Using Quantum Physics — And, Even Supercomputers Can’t Steal Its Data http://www.fortunascorner.com      Tim Collins posted an April 12, 2018 article, with the title above, in London’s the DailyMail.com.  Mr. Collins begins by noting that “random number generators are never truly random. Most, rely […]

Bring On The Cyber Apocalypse

Bring on the cyber apocalypse By Gary Anderson – – Tuesday, April 10, 2018 www.washingtontimes.com View Original April 10th, 2018 Facebook Freeze Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: Many “progressives” — particularly millennials — were horrified to learn that some Facebook data might have been used to help elect Donald Trump president. Conservatives […]

Meet The New Robot Army: Intelligent Machines That Could Usher In A New Era Of Autonomous Warfare Are Already Here

Meet the New Robot Army Intelligent machines that could usher in an era of autonomous warfare are already here https://www.wsj.com/articles/meet-the-new-robot-army-1523455200 ILLUSTRATION: ALEXANDER WELLS By Paul Scharre April 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET 27 COMMENTS In contemporary sci-fi—HBO’s “Westworld,” for example—sentient machines take up arms against humanity. In the real world, intelligent—and increasingly autonomous—robots are being created with […]

With The Rise Of Hypersonics, The Missile Defense Agency Wants More Sensors

With the rise of hypersonics, the Missile Defense Agency wants more sensors https://www.c4isrnet.com/ intel-geoint/sensors/2018/04/ 11/with-the-rise-of- hypersonics-the-missile- defense-agency-wants-more- sensors/?utm_source=Sailthru& utm_medium=email&utm_campaign= ebb%2012.04.18&utm_term= Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird% 20Brief By: Brandon Knapp for C4ISTNet //  15 hours ago   The head of the Missile Defense Agency wants the Pentagon to improve its sensors to combat new missile technology coming from Russia and China, according […]

Digital Footprints: How To Find Out What Facebook And Google Know About You

https://www.voanews.com/a/facebook-google-personal-information/4339902.html Digital Footprints: How to Find Out What Facebook and Google Know About You Michelle QuinnSAN FRANCISCO — As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of Congress about the company’s practices this week, Americans are waking up to just how much personal information tech companies have collected about them. Facebook said it will begin […]