AI-4-Good in War

It would be worthwhile to think more deeply about how to use AI to reduce the humanitarian tolls of warfare.

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DARPA multidomain program to focus on ‘kill webs’

If the U.S. is serious about bringing a greater capability to bear on the adversary, how can the military plan and manage across domains?

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Artificial Intelligence: Welcome to the Age of Disruptive Surprise

Elvis, dogs and apes need corrections.

“The ape might understand that fire burns without understanding why it burns. But “Why?” is the question that allows the caveman to harness and create fire.”

The ape definitely (beyond extremely high confidence and not just might) knows that fire burns within its observed context of what burning entails. And cavemen did (do … still?) not create and harness fire by understanding “why” but “how”.

The author used “forecast” 13 times in the article and appropriately “confidence” once. 

Fun read and flummoxed!

We have enough indicators already of AI’s awesome potential to start framing choices.

Source: Artificial Intelligence: Welcome to the Age of Disruptive Surprise

An Inflection Point for Scientific and Technical Intelligence

“…virtually all modern weapon systems depend upon data derived from scientific and technical intelligence.” -National Security Strategy, 2017 A seemingly obscure term mentioned in President Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy portends a long-overdue shift in the way the United States prioritizes intelligence

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