The Pentagon is putting billions toward military AI research – MIT Technology Review

DARPA, the US Defense Department’s research arm, will spend $2 billion over the next five years on military AI projects.

Source: The Pentagon is putting billions toward military AI research – MIT Technology Review

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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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The CIA’s secret public email address

This is so transparent no one can see it! There should be a new word for it: glomar-en-sea.

The CIA’s FOIA office has for years relied on a single fax machine, prompting jokes and criticism regarding the otherwise cutting-edge CIA insistence on the ‘80s technology instead of email. So why, in 2016, when the CIA finally implemented an email account for FOIA for requesters to use, wasn’t there greater fanfare? Because the CIA never told requesters about it.

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America’s new intelligence research chief wants to predict cyberattacks. Can it work?

In her first comments as IARPA chief, the new director of the intelligence community’s research arm emphasized machine learning to forecast cyberattacks.

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