AI Articles and Reports in Government
Explore articles and reports related to artificial intelligence in government, including coverage of defense applications, national security, process automation, and more.
Security is a broad term, and in industry and government there are a myriad of "security" contexts on a variety of levels - from the individual to nation-wide. Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are being applied and developed across this spectrum.
Episode Summary: Cyber security is closely linked to advances in artificial intelligence. In this episode, we speak with Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy about the cyber security factors and risks associated with AI. How is AI both causing risks, and how can AI be used to combat those risks? We dive briefly into the future to speak about some of the potential 'super' AI risks to cyber security and touch on what can be done now to help hedge known and unknown threats.
The concept of sex with robots has been considered for years, but it was a particularly hot topic in 2015. Aldebaran’s humanoid worker-bot Pepper featured a clause in it’s user agreement plan that prohibited the robot to be used for any “sexual or indecent behavior”. In September, a group of ethicists launched the Campaign Against Sex Robots to challenge the development of sex robots for their potential perpetuation of sexual objectification of women and children.
Episode Summary: Dr. Ayers provides a comprehensive overview of his development of autonomous underwater robots, intended to help discover and destroy dangerous underwater land mines. He provides his perspective on two major obstacles facing robotics, including the concept of autonomy, providing valuable insight in light of the current events surrounding the development of autonomous AI.
One of the major headlines in recent news is Edward Snowden's revelation of documents which prove that the US government is using high-tech software to gather massive amounts of private information on every-day Americans.