Category big data

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers http://www.fortunascorner.com      One of the greatest bull markets of our lifetime, keeps on chugging along; and, shows no signs of having a meaningful correction anytime soon.  Yes, we’re long overdue for at least a ten percent correction.  But, as the old […]

The Intelligence Cycle Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix it. – Modern War Institute

The Intelligence Cycle is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it. – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Nicholas Krohley · October 24, 2017 Today’s American military is, arguably, the most tactically adept fighting force in the world—perhaps of all time. It is, without question, the best-resourced military in human history. Our technological advantage is unprecedented, as cutting edge […]

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.)

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.) By Over The Horizon, overthehorizonmdos.com View Original October 13th, 2017 “[The United States] is still undergoing a transition from the industrial age of warfare to the information age. And, even if […] the military could achieve a fully functioning combat cloud today… And, what I mean […]

Operationalizing Big Data

Conclusion:   Raw technology is the easiest thing for our adversaries to copy because they can purchase it on the global market.  In fact, sometimes our adversaries will have better equipment because of the scale at which the U.S. Army fields equipment.  The Army needs to figure out how to turn its size and bureaucracy […]

When Big Data Went To War — And Lost

Long critical read.  A little of everything in this from MRAPs to Palantir. To stop IEDs, JIEDDO had one fundamental asset: a massive fund of money devoted to rapid acquisition. With that money, JIEDDO could make new technology go from development to deployment in months, rather than the usual years of Pentagon research and development. […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

Lawmakers Block Mini-Satellites That Could Spy On North Korea

Excerpts: The proposal from the Joint Chiefs of Staff was greeted with enthusiasm by some lawmakers as the Trump administration works to counter North Korea’s push to develop nuclear warheads and missiles that could hit the U.S mainland. “It’s something that we really need for many places, particularly Korea,” for constant surveillance, Senator Jack Reed, […]

The Rise Of The Authoritarian Internet

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comment is highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  This is why we need a Civilian Cyber Corps for Resistance Against Active Measures and Propaganda (CCC-RAMP) a corps of civilian cyber guerrilla fighters to resist Russian (and Chinese, Iran, […]

What The CIA’s Technical Intelligence Director Wants From Artificial Intelligence; And, What AI-Enabled Intelligence Collection Platforms & Systems May Bring

What The CIA’s Technical Intelligence Director Wants From Artificial Intelligence; And, What AI-Enabled Intelligence Collection Platforms & Systems May Bring http://www.fortunascorner.com        The above is the title of an online article by Patrick Tucker, and posted on the September 6, 2017 edition of the defense and national security website, DefenseOne.com.   “Should the U.S. fear […]

‘Is That Really You Typing?  New Pentagon Technology Will Know’; But, Beware Of Over-Reliance, Or over-Confidence In This Technique — Only The Digital Shadow…….Really Knows

‘Is That Really You Typing?  New Pentagon Technology Will Know’; But, Beware Of Over-Reliance, Or over-Confidence In This Technique — Only The Digital Shadow…….Really Knows   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Mohana Ravindranath had an article last week by NextGov.com, and posted on the national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  He begins, “in its quest to drop […]