Category big data

U.S. Military Advantage Has Eroded, Study Says

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/US-military-advantage-has-eroded-study-says-13390309.php U.S. Military Advantage Has Eroded, Study Says Paul Sonne and Shane Harris, The Washington Post  Published 9:16 pm PST, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – The United States has lost its military edge to a dangerous degree and could potentially lose a war against China or Russia, according to a report released Wednesday by a bipartisan […]

Big Bad Data: Achilles’ Heel Of Artificial Intelligence

Big Bad Data: Achilles’ Heel Of Artificial Intelligence breakingdefense.com · by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. An example of the shortcomings of artificial intelligence when it comes to image recognition. (Andrej Karpathy, Li Fei-Fei, Stanford University) WASHINGTON: Behind the bright buzzwords about artificial intelligence, the dreary reality is that machine learning algorithms only work if they’re trained on large sets […]

Bloomberg’s ‘Bombshell’ (Or Dud) On Chinese Espionage: Even If True, What’s New?

Excerpts: Bloomberg’s ‘Bombshell’ (Or Dud) On Chinese Espionage: Even If True, What’s New? AEI · by Claude Barfield We are now three weeks past the publication of Bloomberg Businessweek’s “bombshell” story that claimed that groups associated with the Chinese military had managed to introduce malicious server chips during the manufacturing process in China. According to Bloomberg, the tiny chip […]

The Pentagon Unveils An Aggressive New Cyber Defense Plan

Excerpt: The Pentagon Unveils An Aggressive New Cyber Defense Plan By Andrea Little Limbago, taskandpurpose.comView OriginalSeptember 21st, 2018 Over the last six months, the government has released a series of strategic documents and executive orders that have led some to conclude that the gloves are off when it comes to deploying offensive cyber capabilities. The Department of Defense Cyber Strategy, […]

Former Google CEO Predicts The Internet Will Split In Two By 2028, With One Part Led By China

Former Google CEO Predicts The Internet Will Split In Two By 2028, With One Part Led By China CNBC · by Lora Kolodny · September 20, 2018 Eric Schmidt, who has been the CEO of Google and executive chairman of its parent company, Alphabet, predicts that within the next decade there will be two distinct internets: one led […]

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre www.fortunascorner.com The National Book Festival was recently held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., and the topic was about spying, spies, and John le Carre. This was the eighteenth annual such convention, with John Haskel […]

‘Threats Are Accelerating’ In Computing Speed And Lethality: Army Chief

An Australian view and a new term (for me at least): “Accelerated Warfare.” ‘Threats are accelerating’ in computing speed and lethality: army chief theaustralian.com.au · by Brendan Nicholson · September 3, 2018 Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, and the US Marines regroup at Hawaii’s Bellows Training Area during Exercise Rimpac 2018. Picture: ADF 12:00AM September […]

This Fake News Detection Algorithm Outperforms Humans

I echo what Col. (Ret.) Maxwell wrote below.  I would also add that too much faith and dependency on these kinds of techniques can and does make us intellectually lazy; and, set us up for a nasty surprise.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “Actually there is nothing that can outperform the critical thinking that each […]

Artificial Intelligence Software Market To Reach $105.8B In Annual Worldwide Revenue By 2025; According To Tractcia, A Global Technology Research Firm

Artificial Intelligence Software Market To Reach $105.8B In Annual Worldwide Revenue By 2025; According To Tractcia, A Global Technology Research Firm http://www.fortunascorner.com     “The artificial intelligence (AI) market is entering a dynamic phase of growth where adoption in the enterprise sector continues unabated; but, there are questions emerging within research and academic circles — about […]

“Blockchain Starts To Connect: More Businesses Are Looking To Adopt This Early-Stage Technology; How Investors Can Sort The Hope From The Hype;” How Important Is Blockchain?; Blockchain Coming To A Gray-War Zone Near You

“Blockchain Starts To Connect: More Businesses Are Looking To Adopt This Early-Stage Technology; How Investors Can Sort The Hope From The Hype;” How Important Is Blockchain?; Blockchain Coming To A Gray-War Zone Near You http://www.fortunascorner.com     Digital currency and Bitcoin may get sucking out most of the oxygen in the room; but, it is the blockchain […]