The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for natural language processing technologies that will make it easier for the military to avoid the kind of cross-cultural problems that can come from misunderstanding local dialects and social practices.
Researchers are working to identify new ways of detecting fake satellite photos, warn of the dangers of falsified geospatial data and call for a system of geographic fact-checking.
The National League of Cities has published recommendations for guiding conversations around how facial recognition technology is being implemented.
After complaints from residents, New York City’s “Digidog” has been sent back to its manufacturer.
The Cloud Layered Obfuscation Application Kit allows users to split network traffic across multiple transmission paths, then combine that traffic within the cloud environment.
“We risk a future of AI systems hacking other AI systems, with humans being little more than collateral damage,” cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier writes.
The Bluetooth-based system disseminates emergency messages to app users approaching the site of a hazard.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is developing new fabrics and protective equipment that can reduce the risk of chemical and biological threats to service members and responders.
While the technologies required to enable higher levels of automation are advancing rapidly, producing a vehicle that can complete a journey safely and legally without human input remains a big challenge.
With several states exploring mobile driver’s licenses, the Transportation Security Administration wants to know what changes it might need to make so agencies can accept mDLs for REAL ID Act-compliant identification.