Category artificial intelligence

The Threat To Air-Gapped/Stand-Alone Computers/Networks Is Getting Worse

Mind The Gap:  This Researcher Steals Data With Noise, Light, And Magnets      The title above is from an article by Andy Greenberg that was posted on the February 7, 2018 edition of the technology and security website,  Anyone who is familiar with my blog is well aware that cyber thieves and other digital […]

Will We Ever Be Able To Upload Our Mind To A New Body? And Live Forever?

Will We Ever Be Able To Upload Our Mind To A New Body?      The title/question above is from Beth Elderkin’s February 4, 2018 article which she posted on the technology website,   I would amend that question on one very important way…..When will we able to upload our minds to an avatar […]

Defeating Digital Discombobulation: Options In Countering Online Disinformation Campaigns

Excerpts: The common wisdom is that communities must do their own counter-messaging to ensure better relevance and credibility. However, an offshoot of the volume problem remains: competition for attention is tough. One possible solution which has shown some success is marrying online with offline efforts as seen in guerrilla marketing as seen with NGO, EXIT-Germany’s […]

Russia By Cyber, North Korea By Nuke: A New Batch Of Grim Warnings From U.S. Intel

Russia by Cyber, North Korea by Nuke: A New Batch of Grim Warnings from US Intel · by | The Cipher Brief Staff · February 14, 2018 Questioning on Russian election interference and how the Trump White House handles staff clearances dominated the worldwide threat hearing Tuesday, as the Senate intelligence committee grilled leaders of the FBI, […]

Staying Competitive In A Crowded Open Source World

Staying Competitive in a Crowded Open Source World Carmen Landa MiddletonFormer Deputy Executive Director, CIA Technological advancements in the past 30 years have in many ways democratized access to information and disrupted countless industries – from journalism to national security. Increasingly, intelligence-rich assessments are being made by non-intelligence professionals. Consider the 20-year-old Australian student […]

To The Moon, Mars, And Beyond: A New Spirit Of Exploration, Fueled By Tech Entrepreneurs, Big Plans At NASA, And Worries About The Fate Of The Earth

To The Moon, Mars, And Beyond: A New Spirit Of Exploration, Fueled By Tech Entrepreneurs, Big Plans At NASA, And Worries About The Fate Of The Earth      The title above is from an article by Dr. Michio Kaku, that was in this past weekend’s (February 3/4, 2018) Wall Street Journal.  Dr. Kaku is the […]

China’s Fourth Industrial Revolution: Artificial Intelligence

China’s Fourth Industrial Revolution: Artificial Intelligence · by | Levi Maxey · February 7, 2018 Bottom Line: China’s nationwide pursuit to become the world leader in artificial intelligence (AI) is an attempt to not only match U.S. economic power, but to bypass it geo-strategically. While Beijing’s involvement is spurred by economic ambitions, it has made it clear that the […]

The U.S. Faces An Innovator’s Dilemma In Its Relationship With China

The U.S. Faces an Innovator’s Dilemma in Its Relationship With China | RealClearDefense · by Norton A. Schwartz February 05, 2018 The new U.S. national security strategy refocuses America’s relationship with China, referencing “geopolitical competition between free and repressive visions of the world order.” Regaining the U.S. competitive edge with China dominates the U.S. national defense strategy, released in […]

China’s Plan To Use Artificial Intelligence To Boost The Thinking Skills Of Nuclear Submarine Commanders

 South China Morning Post China science China’s plan to use artificial intelligence to boost the thinking skills of nuclear submarine commanders Equipping nuclear submarines with AI would give China an upper hand in undersea battles while pushing applications of the technology to a new level PUBLISHED : Sunday, 04 February, 2018, 9:01pm UPDATED : Monday, […]

China’s Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone

China’s Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone The country is perfecting a vast network of digital espionage as a means of social control—with implications for democracies worldwide. ANNA MITCHELL AND LARRY DIAMOND The Atlantic · by Anna Mitchell · February 2, 2018 Imagine a society in which you are rated by the government on your trustworthiness. Your “citizen score” follows you […]