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The Army Seeks Internet-of-Battlefield-Things, Distributed Bot Swarms

July 19, 2017 The Army Research Lab is turning more of its attention to fighting land wars against far more technologically sophisticated adversaries than it has in the past several decades. In the coming months, the Lab will fund new programs related to highly (but not fully) autonomous drones and robots that can...

Facial Recognition Coming to Police Body Cameras

July 19, 2017 Even if the cop who pulls you over doesn’t recognize you, the body camera on his chest eventually just might. Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial intelligence software startup Neurala to build “real-time learning for a person of interest search” on products such as the Si500 body camera for police,...

US Army Seeks Internet-of-Battlefield-Things, Distributed Bot Swarms

July 18, 2017 The Army Research Lab is turning more of its attention to fighting land wars against far more technologically sophisticated adversaries than it has in the past several decades. In the coming months, the Lab will fund new programs related to highly (but not fully) autonomous drones and robots that can...

Facial Recognition Coming to Police Body Cameras

July 18, 2017 Even if the cop who pulls you over doesn’t recognize you, the body camera on his chest eventually just might. Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial intelligence software startup Neurala to build “real-time learning for a person of interest search” on products such as the Si500 body camera for police,...

Facial Recognition Coming to Police Body Cameras

July 17, 2017 Even if the cop who pulls you over doesn’t recognize you, the body camera on his chest eventually just might. Device-maker Motorola will work with artificial intelligence software startup Neurala to build “real-time learning for a person of interest search” on products such as the Si500 body camera for police,...

Russian Weapons Maker To Build AI-Directed Guns

July 14, 2017 The maker of the famous AK-47 rifle is building “a range of products based on neural networks,” including a “fully automated combat module” that can identify and shoot at its targets. That’s what Kalashnikov spokeswoman Sofiya Ivanova told TASS, a Russian government information agency last week. It’s the latest illustration...

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Tomorrow Soldier: How The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

July 13, 2017 Imagine a group of volunteers, their chests rigged with biophysical sensors, preparing for a mission in a military office building outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture everything they do. “We want to set up a living laboratory where we can actually pervasively sense people, continuously, for a long period...

Tomorrow Soldier: How The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

July 12, 2017 Imagine a group of volunteers, their chests rigged with biophysical sensors, preparing for a mission in a military office building outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture everything they do. “We want to set up a living laboratory where we can actually pervasively sense people, continuously, for a long period...

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Ceasefire or No, U.S. and Russia Remain ‘A Second or Two Away’ from Accidental War Over Syria

July 12, 2017 A fragile ceasefire may have taken hold in Syria but the country’s airspace — crowded with Russian, U.S., Syrian, and coalition warplanes — is as dangerous as ever, the commander of U.S. Air Combat Command says. “Every day, we are a second or two away from miscalculation between airmen are...

Ceasefire or No, US and Russia Remain ‘A Second or Two Away’ from Accidental War Over Syria

July 11, 2017 A fragile ceasefire may have taken hold in Syria but the country’s airspace — crowded with Russian, U.S., Syrian, and coalition warplanes — is as dangerous as ever, the commander of U.S. Air Combat Command says. “Every day, we are a second or two away from miscalculation between airmen are...