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DARPA Chief Touts Artificial Intelligence Efforts

The United States is no laggard on investment and advances in artificial intelligence technologies, Steven Walker, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, told reporters on Thursday, disputing assertions by top U.S. 64 more words


Palantir has secretly been using New Orleans to test its predictive policing technology – The Verge

On May and June 2013, when New Orleans’ murder rate was the sixth-highest in the United States, the Orleans Parish district attorney handed down two landmark racketeering indictments against dozens of men accused of membership in two violent Central City drug trafficking gangs, 3NG and the 110ers. 34 more words


The Pentagon Wants Your Help Analyzing Satellite Images

The Defense Department is offering $100,000 for artificial-intelligence algorithms that can identify items such buildings and trucks in satellite images.

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Cybercrime Lurks in the Shadows of Pyongyang’s Olympic Charm Offensive

Bottom Line: While North Korea has put on a friendly face during the Olympic Games taking place along its southern border, the country’s hackers continue to engage in global cybercrime campaigns that seek to fill the coffers of the ruling regime in the background – with the latest hacking campaign just outed by McAfee. 12 more words


Staying Competitive in a Crowded Open Source World

“How can traditional open source intelligence professionals compete in what is quickly becoming an environment in which non-intelligence individuals and organizations, with quite different motivations and objectives, are also participating? 190 more words


China’s Fourth Industrial Revolution: Artificial Intelligence

China wants to become the world leader in artificial intelligence not just to match U.S. economic power, but to bypass it geo-strategically.

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