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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt reportedly once told the US Army’s top special forces general ‘you absolutely suck’ at artificial intelligence

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the US special forces' top general "you absolutely suck at machine learning," The New York Times reported Saturday.The comments came in 2016 during Schmidt's push to expand his influence over the US military's strategy around technology and innovation, The New York Times reported.Schmidt now sits…
bubmag
May 4, 2020
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Secretive big data company Palantir expects $1 billion in revenue this year and to break even for the first time in its 16-year history

Palantir expects to generate $1 billion in revenue this year and to break even for the first time in its history, Bloomberg's Lizette Chapman first reported.Financial documents viewed by Bloomberg suggest that Palantir is preparing to go public.Palantir was previously rumored to go public last year.Visit Business Insider's homepage for…
bubmag
April 9, 2020
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Pentagon unveils toothless ethical principles for using AI in war

The Pentagon has announced five ethical principles for the use of AI by the US military. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the guidelines would accelerate the adoption of lawful and ethical uses of the technology by both combat and non-combat operations, but the hazy proposals contain little detail about how they’ll be applied to…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
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Pentagon Adopts New Ethical Principles for Using AI in War

The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield. The new principles call for people to “exercise appropriate levels of judgment and care” when deploying and using AI systems, such as those that scan aerial imagery to look…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
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Pentagon adopts new ethical principles for using AI in war

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield.The new principles call for people to “exercise appropriate levels of judgment and care” when deploying and using AI systems, such as those that scan aerial imagery to…
bubmag
February 25, 2020