Category Robots In War

From Life After Death, To Robot Criminals:  Artificial Intelligence Expert Reveals His 10 Terrifying Predictions For How Society May Change/Look Like In 2050  — But, There Are Other Alternatives & More Fascinating Potential Outcomes — As Futurist Ray Kurzweil Envisions

From Life After Death, To Robot Criminals:  Artificial Intelligence Expert Reveals His 10 Terrifying Predictions For How Society May Change/Look Like In 2050  — But, There Are Other Alternatives & More Fascinating Potential Outcomes — As Futurist Ray Kurzweil Envisions   www.fortunascorner.com         What does the future hold?  It is a question we […]

America’s Top Drone Company Just Teamed Up With A Chinese Industry Titan

America’s Top Drone Company Just Teamed Up With A Chinese Industry Titan BY MIKE MURPHYQUARTZREAD BIO Less than a year ago, DJI knocked the California-based 3D Robotics out of the consumer market. Now, the US firm has turned to software — and a partnership with its vanquisher.   By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original July 31st, 2017 Alex […]

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 […]

Is Artificial Intelligence An Existential Threat?

Conclusion: Arms control worked well for nuclear weapons and their delivery systems principally because their development and deployment was relatively easy to detect and monitor. These systems had visual and non-visual signatures that made verification reasonably effective. How one adapts this kind of arms control structure to monitoring and controlling the efforts of a small […]

Quadcopter That Swims And Flies Could Be Used For Navy Special Ops

Quadcopter That Swims And Flies Could Be Used For Navy Special Ops https://www.dodbuzz.com/2017/07/21/quadcopter-swims-flies-used-navy-special-ops/? Marco Maia from Rutgers University operates “Naviator,” the first unmanned hybrid aerial-aquatic vehicle to seamlessly transition from airborne to underwater operations and back again, during the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. (U.S. Navy/John […]

AI Could Revolutionize War As Much As Nukes

Excerpts: The Harvard report recommends that the National Security Council, DoD, and State Department should start studying now what internationally agreed-on limits ought to be imposed on AI. Miles Brundage, who researches the impacts of AI on society at the University of Oxford, says there’s reason to think that AI diplomacy can be effective—if countries […]

U.S. General Warns Of Out-Of-Control Killer Robots

U.S. General Warns Of Out-Of-Control Killer Robots By Ryan Browne, www.cnn.com View Original July 18th, 2017 (CNN)America’s second-highest ranking military officer, Gen. Paul Selva, advocated Tuesday for “keeping the ethical rules of war in place lest we unleash on humanity a set of robots that we don’t know how to control.” Selva was responding to a question […]

U.S. Army’s ‘Mad Scientist’ Conference Will Take Place At Georgetown University July 25/26

David Maxwell Notes That:  The Army’s Mad Scientist Conference will take place on 25-26 July at Georgetown (the downtown School of Continuing Studies campus).  The actual page with links to the agenda, bios, and other conference information can be found here: http://www.tradoc.army.mil/watch/ U.S. Army Training And Doctrine Command (TRADOC) : Victory Starts Here! www.tradoc.army.mil View Original June […]

Digital Generals Are As Important As Military Generals (Because The U.S. Is Losing The Digital War)

Maybe — Unless you are practicing to fight disconnected; and, making your network dependent opponent — ‘deaf, dumb, and blind.’  RCP, fortunascorner.com Digital Generals Are As Important As Military Generals (Because The U.S. Is Losing The Digital War)     By Steve Andriole, www.forbes.com View Original June 20th, 2017 Shutterstock There are some economic realities that are […]

Info Ops Officer Offers Artificial Intelligence Roadmap

Excerpts: Fortunately, the AI market space is still coalescing. Unfortunately, it is an exponential technology so every success or failure is amplified by an order of magnitude. So far, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work wants $12 billion to $15 billion in 2017 for programs aimed at “human-machine collaboration and combat teaming” and has received 11 […]