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.”
Source: Top US Intelligence Official Sue Gordon Wants Silicon Valley on Her Side
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.
Source: Chinese ‘gait recognition’ tech IDs people by how they walk
Some experts view AI as neither artificial nor intelligent—just computer code.
Source: Artificial Intelligence – A Counterintelligence Perspective: Part IV
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.
Source: Disinformation on Steroids
In her first comments as IARPA chief, the new director of the intelligence community’s research arm emphasized machine learning to forecast cyberattacks.
Source: America’s new intelligence research chief wants to predict cyberattacks. Can it work?
Here are a few concrete ways to get this alliance’s vibrant commercial technology sectors to address common national-security concerns.
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The multitude of “what would happen if” questions keeps military planners up at night, and proves to be difficult to simulate. Now, BAE Systems may have the answer.
Source: Can a software program predict the future?
The U.S. Navy is investing real money to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into the force, requesting $62.5 million in the FY19 Defense Department budget for AI and rapid prototyping.
Source: The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence in Naval Warfare
Even as the company drew back from its work on Project Maven, a sales team was going full steam ahead at a big SOF conference.
Source: Here’s How Google Pitched AI Tools to Special Operators Last Month
Google has created a set of principles for its artificial-intelligence researchers to live by—and they prohibit weapons technology.
Source: Don’t be AI-vil: Google says its algorithms will do no harm