Machine Learning Could Help Chip Away at the Security Clearance Backlog

Augmenting human investigators is a better option than doing reinvestigations less frequently.

Making Algorithms Less Biased

In the smart city era, data is increasingly used in governments’ decisionmaking. But what happens when that data is flawed?

Patent Office: Can AI, Quantum Determine If a New Idea Is Really New?

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants to know if advanced tech like AI and quantum computing can help examiners sift through the world’s collective knowledge.

3 Ways Intelligence Agencies Are Using AI

The intelligence community is using artificial intelligence to help manage the exponential increase of data.

Pentagon Will Spend $2 Billion Developing Next-Generation AI

The massive investment comes as other global powers like China pour significant resources into their own programs.

Inside the Pentagon's Plan to Make Computers ‘Collaborative Partners’

DARPA’s latest artificial intelligence project aims to bridge the gap between a machine that learns from data and one that adds new insights.

FBI Looking For Tech to Foil Fingerprint Obliteration

The FBI wants artificial intelligence tools that can ID people with burnt, cut or otherwise altered fingerprints.

The Pentagon Wants AI to Take Over the Scientific Process

The project is part of DARPA’s newly launched Artificial Intelligence Exploration program, which aims to develop next-generation artificial intelligence applications.

How the U.S. Is Preparing to Match Chinese and Russian Technology Development

The Pentagon’s R&D chief adds some numbers and details to the laundry list of priorities.

Facebook Is Dipping its Toe Into Medical AI Research

Facebook’s project could make MRIs more efficient.

Schools Are Using AI to Track What Students Write on Their Computers

This software is raising ethical concerns about the line between safety and privacy. 

DHS Funds Machine Learning Tool to Boost Other Countries' Airport Security

The system would help countries determine if air travelers pose security risks without investing in expensive analytics software or personnel.

Tomorrow’s Intelligent Malware Will Attack When It Sees Your Face

IBM researchers have injected viruses with neural nets, making them stealthier and precisely targetable.

How Artificial Intelligence Could Keep Army Transports Ready for Action

A yearlong pilot program will see if AI can predict when components on Bradley Fighting Vehicles will break.

What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails

Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.