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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 […]

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 […]

Should The Pentagon Let Robots Kill Humans? Maybe

Should Pentagon Let Robots Kill Humans? Maybe By Sydney J. Freedberg, breakingdefense.com View Original July 10th, 2017 A Punisher unmanned ground vehicle follows a soldier during the PACMAN-I experiment in Hawaii. Imagine battles unfolding faster than the human mind can handle, with artificial intelligences choosing their tactics and targets largely on their own. The former four-star commander in […]

HASC Subcommittee On Tactical Air & Land Forces FY18 NDAA Markups — Includes Strengthening & Improving ISR Capabilities

For Immediate Release: June 21, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRMAN TURNER SUBCOMMITTEE ON TACTICAL AIR & LAND FORCES   WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s […]

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]

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 […]

Virtual Battlefield For Robots And Drones Developed In Russia

Virtual Battlefield For Robots And Drones Developed In Russia Military & Defense May 15, 15:27 UTC+3 A sole virtual battlefield that provides the means for testing robots and drones has been developed for the Russian Army Share 1 © Kronstadt Group press service MOSCOW, May 15. /TASS/. A sole virtual battlefield that provides the means for […]

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 […]