Science & Tech

DARPA's '3rd Wave' AI Aims to Compute Uncertainty Along with Accuracy

"Machine learning algorithms do not currently fit well into the modern statistical processing paradigm."

‘Cultural Artifacts’ Are Keeping DOD From Going Big on AI

Policy, budgets, and budget execution are getting in the way, the outgoing head of the joint AI center says.

A Navy 'Cattle Drive' Has Saved $150M in IT Costs

The service's two-year-old effort to consolidate computer systems is to be duplicated across the Pentagon.

Russian Officials Talk About Unplugging the Country from the Internet. But Is That Possible?

For all its efforts, the Kremlin may still lack the capability to close off news from beyond the borders.

‘Collaborative, Portable Autonomy’ Is the Future of AI for Special Operations

Creating autonomous teams in contested environments will be a challenge of technology—and policy.

Special Operators Want AI to Help Discern Public Opinion

New sentiment-analysis tools would improve psyops, SOCOM commander says.

Pentagon Wants to Take the Time to Get Major Cloud Awards 'Right,' CIO Says

That's a lesson from past failures to apply to the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability contract, John Sherman said.

US Army Is Battle-Testing Cloud Computing

Various commands are trying out the service's cArmy infrastructure for common operating pictures, training, and more.

What Does Musk's Purchase of Twitter Mean for Disinformation?

His free-speech values could undermine the site's efforts to stem foreign influence operations.

AI Is Already Learning from Russia’s War in Ukraine, DOD Says

Today’s battlefield data is helping smart machines model the wars of the future.

Kyiv Asked for a New Kamikaze Drone to Fight Russia. The Air Force Delivered Phoenix Ghost

At least 121 of the new drones are headed to Ukraine as part of the latest $800 million security package.

The Military's 5G Gear Could Be Obsolete When It's Fielded

"Time to market" is the Navy's chief digital innovation officer's biggest 5G concern, after security.