Tag Archives: data mining

White House Issues Call to Action to AI Experts Amid COVID-19 Dataset Launch; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House has called on artificial intelligence professionals to come up with new data and text mining processes to help answer key scientific questions about the new coronavirus. The call to action was made after researchers from Microsoft, Allen Institute for AI, Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative unveiled the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset, the White House said Monday.

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DoD Seeks Closer Look at Emerging Clusters in Tech

The Defense Department has started a program to track the emergence of disruptive technologies from around the world, the Military Times reported Wednesday. Ray Locker writes the Technology Watch/Horizon Scanning initiative will leverage patent analysis and other technologies from 1790 Analytics and other contractors, as well as to rely on …

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FBI Assistant Director Details Cybersecurity Efforts, Multiagency Collaboration

In testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security yesterday, FBI’s Assistant Director Gordon M. Snow spoke about how threats in cyberspace–from social-engineering scams to data mining–are pervasive dangers threatening national security and Americans in their everyday lives. Snow highlighted how modern-day con artists operate on …

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