Military

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The Geopolitics of GPUs: US Bans Nvidia and AMD Chip Sales to China

The ban impacts Nvidia's A100 and H100 chips, and AMD's MI250.
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AI War Chest Grows: NATO Invests €1 Billion in Advanced Technologies

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) announced a €1 billion venture capital fund for technologies including AI.
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Tracking Changes on Earth’s Surface

Computer vision systems are scanning satellite photos to track construction on the Earth’s surface — an exercise in behavior recognition on a global scale.
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Training Mission

An experimental AI system is helping train the next generation of fighter pilots. The U.S. Air Force is using deep learning to evaluate the progress of around 50 pilots in one of its training squadrons, Popular Science reported.
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Seeing Through the Fog of War

Face recognition is identifying people who have been killed, displaced, or recorded perpetrating alleged war crimes in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Clearview AI made its face recognition system freely available to the Ukrainian government.
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Predicting Regime Change: CoupCast Attempts to Predict Regime Change

Researchers at the University of Central Florida are working with a system called CoupCast to estimate the likelihood that an individual country will undergo a coup d’état.
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Ethics for an Automated Army

The U.S. Department of Defense issued new ethical guidelines for contractors who develop its AI systems. The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit, which issues contracts for AI and other high-tech systems, issued guidelines that contractors must follow.
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U.S. AI Strategy In Gear: National Security Commision Influences U.S. Military AI Policy

Recommendations from the National Security Commission on AI were enshrined in over 190 laws in 2021.
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Killer Robots Are Here: Are AI-Powered Weapons the Future of Warfare?

War is already bad enough. What happens when human combatants are replaced by machines?
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Distance Killing: Israeli Agents Assasinated Iranian Scientist With AI-Sniper Rifle

A remote sniper used an automated system to take out a human target located thousands of miles away.What happened: The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad used an AI-assisted rifle in the November killing of Iran’s chief nuclear scientist,
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Results of survey about how AI Engineers vs US public feel about ethical issues
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AI Engineers Weigh In on AI Ethics: Survey Shows How AI Engineers Feel About Ethical Issues

Machine learning researchers tend to trust international organizations, distrust military forces, and disagree on how much disclosure is necessary when describing new models, a new study found.
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Deadly Drones Act Alone

Autonomous weapons are often viewed as an alarming potential consequence of advances in AI — but they may already have been used in combat. Libyan forces unleashed armed drones capable of choosing their own targets against a breakaway rebel faction last year.
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Drones For Defense

Drone startups are taking aim at military customers. As large tech companies have backed away from defense work, startups like Anduril, Shield AI, and Teal are picking up the slack. They’re developing autonomous fliers specifically for military operations.
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Autonomous Weapons Gain Support

A panel of AI experts appointed by the U.S. government came out against a ban on autonomous weapons. A draft report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence recommends against a proposed international global prohibition of AI-enabled autonomous weapon systems.
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U.S. New Year’s Resolutions for AI

U.S. lawmakers authorized a slew of national programs that promote artificial intelligence research, development, and deployment, and support efforts to make sure the results are ethical and trustworthy.
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