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Decided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.

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Russian Disinformation Campaigns Continue to Sow Doubt in the West

Bottom Line Up Front Russia continues to use social media disinformation to sow doubt, effectively deploying an army of trolls across the Internet. On almost every issue—race, religion, government—Russian social media campaigns aim to create division in western societies. With false scare tactics, these campaigns have made Brexit a political-economic nightmare; migration has been … Continue reading “Russian Disinformation Campaigns Continue to Sow Doubt in the West”

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New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows the operation’s scale and sweep

The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided by major technology firms to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Show Me The Data: The Pentagon’s Two-Pronged AI Plan

“It’s not going to be just about , ’how do we get a lot of data?’” deputy undersecretary Lisa Porter told the House subcommittee. “It’s going to be about, how do we develop algorithms that don’t need as much data? How do we develop algorithms that we trust?”

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Artificial Intelligence and Implications for International Security

Bottom Line Up Front There is a race between great powers to develop the most cutting edge and sophisticated approach to harnessing the promise of artificial intelligence. The U.S. has already demonstrated the utility of using AI in counter-terrorism operations, as evidenced by the success of Project Maven. America’s competitors are also using AI, … Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence and Implications for International Security”

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Better Data and Smarter Data Policy for a Smarter Criminal Justice System System

If the promise of artificial intelligence is to make systems smarter and more efficient, there may be no better candidate than the US criminal justice system. However, careful attention must be paid to the infrastructure at the heart of every artificial intelligence system: the data and its algorithms, the human beings that use it, and accountability.

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