Category machine learning

Soldier Charged After ‘Going Rogue’ During Computer Game On Virtual Battlefield

Soldier Charged After ‘Going Rogue’ During Computer Game On Virtual Battlefield https://fortunascorner.com      Victoria Ward posted a March 22, 2019 article to London’s The Telegraph, with the title above. She writes, “an Edinburgh-based Army rifleman has been formally charged after “losing his rag” during a virtual battlefield exercise, killing his comrades.” Ms. Ward adds that “he […]

The Autocrat’s New Tool Kit: Next Generation Of Repressive Technology Will Make Past Efforts To Spread Propaganda And Quash Dissent Look Primitive

The Autocrat’s New Tool Kit The next generation of repressive technology will make past efforts to spread propaganda and quash dissent look primitive. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-autocrats-new-tool-kit-11552662637?fbclid=IwAR3ivEQh9yNPntRljkDW4T9cr8pZ7eWro7bxC5hvmBK4rtAjMjsA1Q8aLo8 By Richard Fontaine and Kara Frederick March 15, 2019 11:10 a.m. ET Chinese authorities are now using the tools of big data to detect departures from “normal” behavior among Muslims in […]

Healthy Skepticism About The Future Of Disruptive Technology And Modern War

Excerpts: The involvement of humans is central to war’s nature as well. Some speculate about war without humans, at least tactically. I do not anticipate battles devoid of human contestants, with swarms of robots directed by their own superior intelligence. Nor should we expect our governments to delegate strategic issues, like the decision to go […]

Is This Photo Real? Artificial Intelligence Gets Better At Faking Images; And. It’s Going To Get Worse In 2019

Is This Photo Real? Artificial Intelligence Gets Better At Faking Images; And. It’s Going To Get Worse In 2019     https://fortunascorner.com        The title above is from Tim Simonite’s December 28, 2018 article he posted to the cyber and security website, WIRED.com. He begins: First algorithms figured out how to decipher images. That’s why […]

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 […]

Google Plans To Launch Censored Search Engine In China, Leaked Documents Reveal

David Maxwell Comment:  “Nice. They will not support the US government and military in targeting but they will do this for the Chinese.”    Or, as the old saying goes, “We have found the enemy, and it is us.” Google Plans to Launch Censored Search Engine in China, Leaked Documents Reveal The Intercept · by Ryan Gallagher · […]

‘A License To Kill:’ Poison Toothpaste, Prisoners Hypnotized To Kill: How Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service Has Become The World Leader In Assassinations; And, The Future Of Targeted Killing: Small, Exquisite, Up-Close……And Personal

‘A License To Kill:’ Poison Toothpaste, Prisoners Hypnotized To Kill: How Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service Has Become The World Leader In Assassinations; And, The Future Of Targeted Killing: Small, Exquisite, Up-Close……And Personal   https://fortunascorner.com       Domnic Sandbrook posted an article, July 27, 2018, to the website DailyMail, providing some excerpts from Ronen Bergman’s new book, “Rise And Kill […]

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People Precision bombing in war saves the lives of soldiers and civilians. A U.S. Army B-29 Superfortress bomber plane, with its bomb bay doors open, is seen mid-flight on July 25, 1944 during World War II. PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS 245 COMMENTS By Andy Kessler Updated July 29, 2018 4:31 p.m. ET Earlier […]

Targeting The Future Of The DoD’s Controversial Project Maven Initiative

Targeting the future of the DoD’s controversial Project Maven initiative c4isrnet.com · by Kelsey Atherton · July 27, 2018 Bob Work, in his last months as deputy secretary of defense, wanted everything in place so that the Pentagon could share in the sweeping advances in data processing already enjoyed by the thriving tech sector. A memo dated April […]

Humans Could Achieve ‘Electronic Immortality’ By 2050, And Attend Our Own FUNERALS In Our New Bodies Futurist Claims; But Warns Our Minds Could Be Enslaved If We Aren’t Careful

Humans Could Achieve ‘Electronic Immortality’ By 2050, And Attend Our Own FUNERALS In Our New Bodies Futurist Claims; But Warns Our Minds Could Be Enslaved If We Aren’t Careful https://fortunascorner.com      Do you want to live forever?  That question isn’t nearly as outrageously ridiculous as it once was.  Increasingly in the past decade, more […]