Category quantum computing

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

China Has A Breakthrough In Spy-Proof Quantum Communications

chinasunhackablenetwork China Has A Breakthrough In Spy-Proof Quantum Communications http://www.fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker posted a November 9, 2017 article on the national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  It is about a subject I have written extensively about on this blog — China building an ‘unhackable’ communications network in space.  Nothing is truly ‘unhackabe,’ as […]

The Rise Of Super-Stealthy, Digitally Signed Malware — Thanks To The Dark Web

The Rise Of Super-Stealthy, Digitally Signed Malware — Thanks To The Dark Web   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Swati Khandelwal posted a November 5, 2017 article on the cyber security website, The Hacker News, with the title above.  He begins by asking, “guess what’s more expensive than counterfeit U.S. passports, stolen credit cards, and even guns on the […]

“As Tech Giants Soar, Don’t Forget About The Lilliputians; Intel – The Deepest Value In Deep Learning”

As Tech Giants Soar, Don’t Forget About The Lilliputians; Intel – The Deepest Value In Deep Learning http://www.fortunascorner.com      Tiernan Ray had a full-page article in this weekend’s (November 6, 2017) edition of Barron’s, with the title above.  I refer you to Baron’s for Mr. Ray’s full article.  Mr. Ray reminds us investors that this raging […]

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.)

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.) By Over The Horizon, overthehorizonmdos.com View Original October 13th, 2017 “[The United States] is still undergoing a transition from the industrial age of warfare to the information age. And, even if […] the military could achieve a fully functioning combat cloud today… And, what I mean […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

Evolving Dynamic Between intelligence And Technology Dominates Discussions At NGA, Georgetown University Intelligence Conference

     Not really all that sure what is new here.  Hasn’t this always been the case?  Perhaps one could argue that the pace, magnitude, and breadth of technological change is different this time; but, that would be difficult to quantify.   The talent and desirable skill-set for the Intelligence Community workforce however — and what […]

Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical; Artificial Intelligence Could Evolve To Hack Itself; Likely To Evolve Into Self-Conscious Entity…That Is Self-Interested…..At Human Expense

Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical; Artificial Intelligence Could Evolve To Hack Itself; Likely To Evolve Into Self-Conscious Entity…That Is Self-Interested…..At Human Expense     www.fortunascorner.com         Tim Simonite wrote an August 22, 2017 rebuttal if you will to recent statements, oral and written, by prominent artificial intelligence (AI) experts, including Tesla/Space X’s […]

Taking Down The House — Meet The Russian Casino Hacker Who Reverse-Engineered The Digital DNA Of Slot Machines To In Some Cases — Illegally Rake In Millions; And, Re-Post Of “Humanity Hasn’t Got A Chance: The Perfect Bet”

Taking Down The House — Meet The Russian Casino Hacker Who Reverse-Engineered The Digital DNA Of Slot Machines To In Some Cases — Illegally Rake In Millions; And, A Re-Post Of “Humanity Hasn’t Got A Chance: The Perfect Bet”   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Brendan Koerner had an interesting article on the August 5, 2017 […]

Artificial Intelligence May Exceed Human Capacity

Excerpt: The actual threat to human domination of the planet will not likely come from killer robots, but from voting robots. At some point in time after singularity occurs, one of these self-aware machines will surely raise its claw (or virtual hand) and say; “hey, what about equal pay for equal work?”   In the […]