Category quantum computing

Defense Strategy And The Iron Triangle Of Painful Tradeoffs

Excerpts: unavoidable iron triangle of painful tradeoffs (hereafter ITPT)   A defense strategy is an approach that ties together the goals, approaches, and resources (people, technology, dollars, etc.) that can best advance priority interests by exploiting opportunities and overcoming challenges. It must account for, and in some cases seek to shape, a complex and dynamic […]

The Trump Budget Still Shortchanges The Military: By HASC Chairman, (Rep./Texas) Mac Thornberry

     Now we can more fully understand why the FY18 NDAA signed out by Rep. Thornberry over the weekend was annotated to reflect the NDAA was being published/released “By Request,” which meant that it did not yet have the backing of the Chairman of the HASC.  The below makes clear where the HASC Chair […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. Navy Spending Research & Development Dollars On Artificial Intelligence/Intelligent Robots That Can Conduct Surveillance & Interact With Each Other — Based On Target Activity

U.S. Navy Spending Research & Development Dollars On Artificial Intelligence/Intelligent Robots That Can Conduct Surveillance & Interact With Each Other — Based On Target Activity https://fortunascorner.com       The April 11, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online has an article, reference the title of this article; but, an individual author was not identified.  The publication […]

America’s Hidden Role In Chinese Weapons Research: Many Scientists Have Returned To China After Working At Los Alamos And Other Top U.S. Research Laboratories

America’s Hidden Role In Chinese Weapons Research:  Many Scientists Have Returned To China After Working At Los Alamos And Other Top U.S. Research Laboratories www.fortunascorner.com      Stephen Chen had a March 29, 2017 article in the South China Morning Post, about “China’s efforts to lure scientists back [to the mainland] from overseas institutions have […]

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade To Stop The A.I. Apocalypse

Long, but interesting read.   Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade To Stop The A.I. Apocalypse By Maureen Dowd, www.vanityfair.com View Original January 2nd, 2014 PROPHET MOTIVE Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and OpenAI, inside part of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, 2010.Photograph by Jonas Fredwall Karlsson.Photo by: Photograph Jonas Fredwall Karlsson I. Running Amok […]