Category big data

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 […]

War Without Fear: DepSecDef Work On How Artificial Intelligence Changes The Battlefield

Conclusion: “It’s very hard to control autonomy, not because it’s wild or because it wants to be free, (but because) we’re creating these complex, adaptive technological systems,” Sandberg said. Indeed, the most powerful and popular way to make an AI currently is not to program its intelligence line-by-line, but to create a “learning machine” and […]

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why   https://fortunascorner.com        Tim Collins, had an article in the May 19, 2017 edition of The Daily Mail Online, warns “Russia could be preparing for a space war, after reactivating a group of satellites […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

“Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, And What The Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are”

“Everybody Lies:  Big Data, New Data, And What The Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are” https://fortunascorner.com      The above, is the title of new book just out this week by Seth Stephens Davidowitz; and published by Harper Collins.  Mr. Davidowitz was interviewed this morning (Friday/May 12, 2017) on CNBC’s Squawk Box. […]

Revenge Services Offered On The Dark Web; Where Drug Dealers, Arms Traffickers, Hackers, Political Dissidents, Etc., Thrive

Revenge Services Offered On The Dark Web; Where Drug Dealers, Arms Traffickers, Hackers, Political Dissidents, Etc., Thrive   https://fortunascorner.com        Richard (no further identifying information) has an article on DarkWebNews.com, noting that “a listing belonging to a dark web vendor under the pseudonym “Etimbuk” has garnered a lot of attention the past few days,” because “what this […]

Chinese Super-Computers Threaten U.S. Security

This is a subject I have written about frequently on this blog and there are plenty of articles on this in the China, Intelligence Community, and Science and Technology categories on the right side of this page.  The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell, and his contact info is at […]

Cyber Security Expert & Creator/Founder Of McAfee Anti-Virus Warns Artificial Intelligence Could Evolve To Hack Itself; Likely To Evolve Into Self-Conscious Entity…That Is Self-Interested

Cyber Security Expert & Creator/Founder Of McAfee Anti-Virus Warns Artificial Intelligence Could Evolve To Hack Itself; Likely To Evolve Into Self-Conscious Entity…That Is Self-Interested    www.fortunascorner.com        Cyber security guru, founder of McAfee Anti-Virus, and eccentric multi-millionaire John McAfee, recently told the Daily Mail Online, that “artificial intelligence (AI) is a ‘self- conscious’ entity, that is […]