Category Robots In War

The American Who Says He’s Been The Target Of Five Air Strikes

The American Who Says He’s Been the Target of Five Air Strikes By Conor Friedersdorf, www.theatlantic.com View Original June 18th, 2018 He was born Darrell Lamont Phelps. He grew up in Mount Vernon, New York, moved down to the city, tried his hand at comedy, and later converted to Islam, adopting the name of Bilal Abdul Kareem. […]

China’s Xi Calls For Breakthrough In Key, Cutting-Edge Technologies

Not hard to figure out the ‘key’ technologies:  quantum computing, artificial intelligence, space, deep machine learning, big data management, drones and autonomous systems, blockchain technology, miniature/micro robotics, stealth, exoskeleton/super soldier on the battlefield, hypersonic weapon systems.  RCP, fortunascorner.com http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201805/29/WS5b0c5ddca31001b82571cbfe.html Xi calls for breakthrough in technology By HU YONGQI | China Daily | Updated: 2018-05-29 03:51 […]

Drone Wars: How ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Drones Are Changing The Way Wars Are Fought.

Drone wars: How ‘off-the-shelf’ drones are changing the way wars are fought. By Kam Razavi, globalnews.ca View Original May 28th, 2018 As the battle for control of the Middle East rages on, a new front is opening up in the skies, and it’s capturing the attention of the world’s top military planners. For years, the United States […]

Study: Early AI Adopters May Gain “Insurmountable Advantage”

Steve LeVine 49 mins ago SAVE Study: Early AI adopters may gain “insurmountable advantage” https://www.axios.com/artificial-intelligence-early-adopters-advantage-mckinsey-f4f3223d-5f80-446b-9440-3a4454cfbd26.html?utm Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios A pecking order is evolving in the newest stage of the digital era: aggressive early adopters of artificial intelligence are reporting elevated earnings and may be forming “an insurmountable advantage” over rivals, according to the McKinsey Global Institute. Why […]

Generals Worry U.S. May Lose In Start Of Next War: Is Multi-Domain The Answer?

Excerpts: But when we try to counterattack, today’s adversaries won’t allow the US four or five months to mobilize, deploy, and prepare the way Saddam Hussein did twice (in 1990-91 and 2002-3), added another participant: “We’re predictable. They’ve built a system to take advantage of that predictability.”   Defense Secretary Jim Mattis — a former […]

China Rapidly Building Advanced Arms For Use Against U.S.

May 10, 2018 10:31 PM Age: 8 hours China Rapidly Building Advanced Arms for Use Against U.S. Space weapons, drones using artificial intelligence priority in Beijing military buildup Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz May 11, 2018 5:00 am China is rapidly building space weapons and other advanced arms infused with artificial intelligence capabilities as […]

Meet The New Robot Army: Intelligent Machines That Could Usher In A New Era Of Autonomous Warfare Are Already Here

Meet the New Robot Army Intelligent machines that could usher in an era of autonomous warfare are already here https://www.wsj.com/articles/meet-the-new-robot-army-1523455200 ILLUSTRATION: ALEXANDER WELLS By Paul Scharre April 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET 27 COMMENTS In contemporary sci-fi—HBO’s “Westworld,” for example—sentient machines take up arms against humanity. In the real world, intelligent—and increasingly autonomous—robots are being created with […]

Forecasting The Future Of Warfare

David Maxwell:  “A long important read with important history (and a “scorecard”).” Excerpt: How Did We Do? You Decide.   I gave up command of the Army War College in the summer of 2000. Gen. Rick Shinseki, chief of staff at the time, kindly asked that I stay on active duty another six months to […]

Is The U.S. Suffering A ‘War Gap’?

Is The U.S. Suffering A ‘War Gap’? By Franz-stefan Gady, thediplomat.com View Original April 6th, 2018 In August 2014, I interviewed a group of shell-shocked Christian refugees from the town of Qarakosh — then, the largest Christian city of Iraq — in a makeshift refugee camp in Erbil following their harrowing escape from the terror group Islamic […]

Ground-Breaking Film “2001 A Space Odyssey,” Debuted 50 Years Ago, Friday, April 6, 1968; The HAL-9000 Computer, Empowered By Artificial Intelligence In The Film — May Soon Become A Reality

Ground-Breaking Film “2001 A Space Odyssey,” Debuted 50 Years Ago, Friday, April 6, 1968; The HAL-9000 Computer, Empowered By Artificial Intelligence In The Film — May Soon Become A Reality     www.fortunascorner      The 50th anniversary of the Stanley Kubrick/Arthur C. Clarke classic, ‘2001 A Space Odyssey,” is upon us — a movie, […]