Decided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.
A chipmaker for Samsung and Google has just revealed a watertight solution to doctored photos that can be built right into phones.
One email, which has not been confirmed to be authentic, suggested a meeting between Joe Biden and a rep from a Ukraine firm that once paid his son Hunter.
The head of Britain’s domestic spy agency outlined Wednesday a cauldron of threats the country is facing, including from Islamist militancy to rising right-wing extremism, but he emphasized the biggest long-term challenge is presented by China. Russia currently poses the biggest state-based threat to Britain, but China will become more dangerous in the future, Ken McCallum told reporters in London in his first public remarks as the new head of MI5.
The U.S. military has already begun to incorporate artificial intelligence into its operations. However, the use of autonomous machines in the U.S. could be said to be quite conservative in comparison to its adversaries.
Since 1996, China’s military has beaten countless U.S. forecasts for how long it would take it to develop and field new weapon systems. By comparison, the U.S. military has lagged in its military modernization even as it receives increasing attention and resources. In this context, Vice Chairman Gen. John Hyten’s comment that the Defense Department will take the next 10 years to manage its data effectively should disturb U.S. policymakers and mobilize them to act.
With just weeks to go to the election, a new study reveals major flaws in Facebook’s ability to automatically detect and flag misinformation.
Researchers warn online networks of mostly male and under-35 users are attracted to ‘the theme of white identity under threat’