Category artificial intelligence

U.S. General Warns Of Out-Of-Control Killer Robots

U.S. General Warns Of Out-Of-Control Killer Robots By Ryan Browne, www.cnn.com View Original July 18th, 2017 (CNN)America’s second-highest ranking military officer, Gen. Paul Selva, advocated Tuesday for “keeping the ethical rules of war in place lest we unleash on humanity a set of robots that we don’t know how to control.” Selva was responding to a question […]

Staying Secret in The Age Of Social Media

Staying Secret in The Age Of Social Media thecipherbrief.com · July 19, 2017 July 19, 2017 | Mark Kelton Mark Kelton Former Deputy Director for Counterintelligence, CIA National Clandestine Service Intelligence officers must often use a false identity – a legend or cover. How has social media and digital technology changed how they create and preserve these cover […]

How Can We Stop Algorithms From Telling Lies? Sometimes, They’re Wrong — And Sometimes, They Are Designed To Deceive

An issue that definitely does not get enough attention and sunlight.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   How Can We Stop Algorithms Telling Lies? Algorithms can dictate whether you get a mortgage or how much you pay for insurance. But sometimes they’re wrong – and sometimes they are designed to deceive   https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/16/how-can-we-stop-algorithms-telling-lies Lots of algorithms go bad […]

U.S. Army’s ‘Mad Scientist’ Conference Will Take Place At Georgetown University July 25/26

David Maxwell Notes That:  The Army’s Mad Scientist Conference will take place on 25-26 July at Georgetown (the downtown School of Continuing Studies campus).  The actual page with links to the agenda, bios, and other conference information can be found here: http://www.tradoc.army.mil/watch/ U.S. Army Training And Doctrine Command (TRADOC) : Victory Starts Here! www.tradoc.army.mil View Original June […]

Digital Generals Are As Important As Military Generals (Because The U.S. Is Losing The Digital War)

Maybe — Unless you are practicing to fight disconnected; and, making your network dependent opponent — ‘deaf, dumb, and blind.’  RCP, fortunascorner.com Digital Generals Are As Important As Military Generals (Because The U.S. Is Losing The Digital War)     By Steve Andriole, www.forbes.com View Original June 20th, 2017 Shutterstock There are some economic realities that are […]

China’s Intelligence Networks In United States Include 25,000 Spies

China’s Intelligence Networks In United States Include 25,000 Spies Dissident reveals up to 18,000 Americans recruited as Chinese agents Share Tweet Email Guo Wengui BY: Bill Gertz July 11, 2017 5:00 am Beijing’s spy networks in the United States include up to 25,000 Chinese intelligence officers and more than 15,000 recruited agents who have stepped up […]

The Pentagon Ponders The Threat Of Synthetic Bioweapons; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Launched After Downloading The How-To From The Internet; ‘A Crack In Creation’

The Pentagon Ponders The Threat Of Synthetic Bioweapons; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Launched After Downloading The How-To From The Internet; ‘A Crack In Creation’   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Eric Niiler has an article in today’s (July 10, 2017) WIRED.com with the title above, discussing the disruptive field of gene editing; and, the potential misuses […]

Info Ops Officer Offers Artificial Intelligence Roadmap

Excerpts: Fortunately, the AI market space is still coalescing. Unfortunately, it is an exponential technology so every success or failure is amplified by an order of magnitude. So far, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work wants $12 billion to $15 billion in 2017 for programs aimed at “human-machine collaboration and combat teaming” and has received 11 […]

House Armed Services Panel Unveils $696.5 Billion Defense Authorization Bill

House Armed Services Panel Unveils $696.5 Billion Defense Authorization Bill By: Joe Gould, for Defense News // July 10, 2017     WASHINGTON — The House Armed Services Committee unveiled its $696.5 billion defense policy bill on Monday, which reflects an emerging deal among House Republican leaders but falls short what pro-defense lawmakers sought.  The committee’s draft 2018 National Defense […]

On Hyper-War By Gen. (Ret.) John Allen/USMC & Amir Hussain

On Hyperwar By General John R. Allen, US Marine Corps (Retired) and Amir Husain https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/2017-07/hyperwar It is more than a revolution in military affairs; it is a revolution in human affairs.   2 January 2018 The battle damage was devastating and constituted the leading edge of what the United States soon would discover was a […]