Evolving Cognitive Warfare

Evolving Cognitive Warfare

The nature of ongoing warfare has evolved, resulting in new wars that sometimes go unnoticed. Disinformation campaigns have become real weapons of mass disruption, weakening the proper functioning of our democratic societies. They spread and circulate quickly, are inexpensive and have a high impact. For Professor Giordano, the human brain has thus become the battlefield…

China’s Cognitive Warfare

China’s Cognitive Warfare

Members of a Chinese military honor guard at the Ministry of Defense, Beijing, 2007. CREDIT: Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen (USAF)/Public Domain 11 FEB 2019 DEVIN STEWART: Hi, I’m Devin Stewart here at Carnegie Council in New York City, and today I am speaking with Rachael Burton of the Project 2049 Institute in Arlington, Virginia.…

AI emotion-detection software tested on Uyghurs

AI emotion-detection software tested on Uyghurs

A gate of what is officially known as a “vocational skills education centre” in Xinjiang By BBC’s Jane Wakefield – Technology reporter- 26 MAY 2021 A camera system that uses AI and facial recognition intended to reveal states of emotion has been tested on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, the BBC has been told. A software engineer…

Dr. James Giordano: The Brain is the Battlefield of the Future (WestPoint)

Dr. James Giordano, Chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program and Scholar-in-Residence in the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University, speaks to cadets and faculty about how advancements in neuroscience and neurotechnology will impact the future of war. This event was hosted by the Modern War Institute at West Point.   see: https://idstch.com/threats/future-neuro-cognitive-warfare-shall-target-cognitive-physiological-behavioral-vulnerabilites-adversary/  …

What is Bot Sentinel? Twitter Account Authentication Rating

What is Bot Sentinel? Twitter Account Authentication Rating

Bot Sentinel is a free non-partisan platform developed to classify and track inauthentic accounts and toxic trolls. The platform uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to classify Twitter accounts, and then adds the accounts to a publicly available database that anyone can browse. Accounts are rated based on a scoring system from 0% to 100%,…

Foreign Interference Attribution Tracker: Origin & Dispersion

Foreign Interference Attribution Tracker: Origin & Dispersion

The DFRLab’s Foreign Interference Attribution Tracker (FIAT) is an interactive, open-source database that captures allegations of foreign interference relevant to the 2020 election. This tool assesses the credibility, bias, evidence, transparency, and impact of each claim. Explore by scrolling through the timeline and map below. Hover over a circle to see details about a particular…

Morphing computer chip repels hundreds of professional DARPA hackers

Morphing computer chip repels hundreds of professional DARPA hackers

Trying to hack the “unhackable” Morpheus system is described as like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube that is constantly being rearranged [signature-free security!! — TJACK]   By Michael Irving May 24, 2021 Engineers have designed a computer processor that thwarts hackers by randomly changing its microarchitecture every few milliseconds. Known as Morpheus, the puzzling processor…

Das israelische Start-up „Deepdub“ könnte die Film- und Fernsehbranche revolutionieren.

Das israelische Start-up „Deepdub“ könnte die Film- und Fernsehbranche revolutionieren.

04 MAY 2021 How all voice actors lose their jobs, globally: deepdub (Startup from Israel) aims to bridge the language barrier and cultural gap of entertainment experiences through high-quality seamless localization at a click of a button and at a fraction of the cost. Das israelische Start-up „Deepdub“ könnte die Film- und Fernsehbranche revolutionieren. Durch…

DARPA Military programs with Subdermal Implant and Covid-detecting Virus Filter aiming to end pandemics forever.

DARPA Military programs with Subdermal Implant and Covid-detecting Virus Filter aiming to end pandemics forever.

CBS’ Bill Whitaker reports in “60 Minutes” (Sunday, April 11th, 2021) on the Pentagon projects that helped combat COVID-19 and may help end pandemics forever. Dr. Hepburn showed us a few current projects, some sound like they’re from an episode of “Star Trek.” Consider a ship like the USS Theodore Roosevelt — hobbled last year…

China accuses US Navy of ‘Cognitive Warfare’ after ‘unusual’ photo emerges.

China accuses US Navy of ‘Cognitive Warfare’ after ‘unusual’ photo emerges.

PHILIPPINE SEA (April 4, 2021) Cmdr. Robert J. Briggs and Cmdr. Richard D. Slye monitor surface contacts from the pilothouse of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin. Mustin is assigned to Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. VIRIN: 210404-N-YA628-2309.JPG Photo by: Petty…

EU Richtlinie: in nur 10 Tagen online eine GmbH gründen – bald soll es möglich sein

EU Richtlinie: in nur 10 Tagen online eine GmbH gründen – bald soll es möglich sein

Bislang konnten Gründerinnen ihre Identität nur beim Notartermin vor Ort prüfen lassen, das soll nun auch digital gehen. [ Schade … von einer Aktiengesellschafts-Anmeldung wie bei einer C-Corporation im US Bundesstaat Delaware für unter $180 online in 20 Minuten sind wir nach wie vor noch meilenweit entfernt — das macht in Deutschland einfach keinen Spaß…

Solarwind Attack, Cyber Hack of German Publishing House – when will we try to stop trying to plug the Swiss Cheese?

Solarwind Attack, Cyber Hack of German Publishing House – when will we try to stop trying to plug the Swiss Cheese?

Waiting like a lame duck, until it is our turn to get compomised? Just before Christmas 2020 the German publishing house “Funke Gruppe” – which publishes multiple newspapers, magazines, ad-papers etc in print and digital formats – was hit with a ransomware attack, which has shut it down over the holidays, and continues to be…

“Aquarium Leaks”. Inside the GRU’s Psychological Warfare Program – Russia ’s Secret Propaganda Unit.

“Aquarium Leaks”. Inside the GRU’s Psychological Warfare Program – Russia ’s Secret Propaganda Unit.

In this exclusive and groundbreaking report, Free Russia Foundation has translated and published five documents from the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence agency. The documents, obtained and analyzed by Free Russia Foundation’s Director of Special Investigations Michael Weiss, details the GRU’s modern psychological warfare program and are dated from within the last decade. The documents include…

Wall Street Begins Trading Water Futures as a Commodity

Wall Street Begins Trading Water Futures as a Commodity

Fields in California’s Central Valley agricultural region. Wall Street has begun trading water as a commodity, like gold or oil. The country’s first water market launched on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange this week with $1.1 billion in contracts tied to water prices in California, Bloomberg News reported. The market allows farmers, hedge funds, and municipalities…

Could soldiers silently communicate using brain signals in the future?

Could soldiers silently communicate using brain signals in the future?

Any sort of battle-ready machine-human interface using brain signals is likely decades away. So far, it is monkeys-for-soldiers. (Courtesy of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA) WASHINGTON — A breakthrough in decoding brain signals could be the first step toward a future where soldiers silently communicate during operations. New research funded by the…

GPT-3: a robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human?

GPT-3: a robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human?

Artificial Intelligence: ANI, LogicGate Computing, AGI, ASI GPT-3 seems to suggest it is a form of Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI); however, its name “Generative Pre-trained Transformer – 3” includes “pre-trained”, so still relies heavily on machine learning. It is a very big step forward, and went widely unnoticed: for that very reason it is on…

Wonder how SpaceX’s StarLink can achieve record low latency?

Wonder how SpaceX’s StarLink can achieve record low latency?

Obviously, financial applications come to mind instantly … With its (planned) network of up to 46,000 small satellites (eventually; 12,000 to start out with) in low orbit, and interconnectivity by laser-based optical communications in the vaccum of space, this infrastructure can beat any terrestrial communications in the sense of latency, and even speed. For a…

Engineers Break Internet Speed Record at 178 Terabits

Engineers Break Internet Speed Record at 178 Terabits

At that speed, you can download the entire Netflix library in less than a second. The saying goes “Technology is growing fast” stopped being a cliche but has become reality. Remember the record of the world’s fastest internet speed was set back in May this year? Well, it’s been long gone now. The world’s fastest…

Künstliche Haut: Roboter mit Fingerspitzengefühl sind gerade einen Schritt näher gerückt

Künstliche Haut: Roboter mit Fingerspitzengefühl sind gerade einen Schritt näher gerückt

Post aus Japan: Künstliche Haut vor dem Start Als Kind ließ sich Benjamin Tee von japanischen Roboter-Mangas inspirieren. Nun ist der Mann aus Singapur einer der Pioniere, die Automaten gefühlvoller machen. Roboter mit Fingerspitzengefühl sind gerade einen Schritt näher gerückt. Im Juli stellte Benjamin Tee von der National University Singapore (NUS) ein System vor, dass…