Category big data

‘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 […]

Project Maven To Deploy Computer Algorithms To War Zone By Year’s End

Project Maven To Deploy Computer Algorithms To War Zone By Year’s End By Cheryl PellerinDoD News, Defense Media Activity By Contact Author, www.defense.gov View Original July 21st, 2017 WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 — Winning wars with computer algorithms and artificial intelligence were among the topics that Defense Department intelligence officials discussed during a recent Defense One Tech Summit […]

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 […]

‘Click Here To Kill Everyone,’:  Internet Of Things (IoT) Physical Attack Exploit To Be Revealed At Upcoming Black Hat Convention In Las Vegas, July 26-27, 2017; 20th Year Of Annual Gathering Of World’s Elite White Hat Hackers 

‘Click Here To Kill Everyone,’:  Internet Of Things (IoT) Physical Attack Exploit To Be Revealed At Upcoming Black Hat Convention In Las Vegas, July 26-27, 2017; 20th Year Of Annual Gathering Of World’s Elite White Hat Hackers    http://www.fortunascorner.com       For the 20th straight year, the world’s most — must-attend event — for the […]

The Pentagon’s New Algorithmic-Warfare Team

Conclusion: It is clear that algorithmic warfare is developing now. Governments, industry, academia, and civil society should all be pursuing ways to secure war-algorithm accountability. The Pentagon’s New Algorithmic-Warfare Team By Dustin Lewis, www.lawfareblog.com View Original June 26th, 2017 In April 2017, the Pentagon created an “Algorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team,” pending a transfer of $70 million from Congress. The premise […]

Palantir Goes From Pentagon Outsider To Mattis’ Inner Circle

Palantir Goes From Pentagon Outsider To Mattis’ Inner Circle By Bryan Bender, Jacqueline Klimas, www.politico.com View Original June 11th, 2017 At least three members of the Defense secretary’s inner circle worked, lobbied or consulted for the Silicon Valley company. At least three Pentagon officials close to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis either worked, lobbied or consulted for the company […]

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment www.fortunascorner,com      That’s the title of Stew Magnuson’s June 8, 2017 article on the Real Clear Defense website.  Mr. […]

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]