Top US Intelligence Official Sue Gordon Wants Silicon Valley on Her Side

In an expansive on-the-record interview with WIRED, the principal deputy director of national intelligence made her pitch for public-private partnerships.

And the burn: “One of the key things about Google is I think it’s adorable that they have morals now when they’re using technology that the department built for them. That’s cute,” she says, “But we’ve always done this together.”

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Chinese ‘gait recognition’ tech IDs people by how they walk

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras. Already used by police on the streets of Beijing and Shanghai, “gait recognition” is part of a push across China to develop artificial-intelligence and data-driven surveillance that is raising concern about how far the technology will go.

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Disinformation on Steroids

Deep fakes are a profoundly serious problem for democratic governments and the world order. A combination of technology, education, and public policy can reduce their effectiveness.

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These New Tricks Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos—for Now

We’ll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.

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Beyond Killer Robots: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Resilience in Cyber Space   – War on the Rocks

Recently, one of us spent a week in China discussing the future of war with a group of American and Chinese academics. Everyone speculated about the role

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