I am sure that everyone that reads this blog is familiar with the term “Skynet”…that computer that runs everything on earth and dispatches terminators to do the dirty work….well it had to have a beginning and I think one of the spin-offs covered that…but could there be a “real life” beginning?
There has been some amazing leaps in AI research and it looks like the Penatgon is going to be the first to use it in search of “bad guys”…….
Turning hours of drone video into actionable intelligence is just the start for the fast-moving machine-learning team.
By year’s end, the Pentagon wants computers to be leading the hunt for Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, through turning countless hours of aerial surveillance video into actionable intelligence.
It’s part of Project Maven, a fast-moving effort launched last month by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work to accelerate, improve, and put to wider use the military’s use of machine learning.
Of course I am making light of the situation…but it is a good question when machines are starting to do a lot of our tasks and thinking for us…..
I still think that humans are better at making this decision than a machine….the machine can think faster but can it see the “not normal” that may arise from the intel?
I believe that a good analyst can see things that a machine will overlook as “not” important.
I know I am an old fart but I stand by my statement.