14 Jul '17, 7pm

Defense - Defense industry

Defense - Defense industry

NEWSEUM: The troops of tomorrow may be able to pull the trigger using only their minds. As artificially intelligent drones , hacking , jamming , and missiles accelerate the pace of combat , some of the military’s leading scientists are studying how mere humans can keep up with the incredible speed of cyber warfare, missiles and other threats. One option: Bypass crude physical controls — triggers, throttles, keyboards — and plug the computer directly into the human brain. In one DARPA experiment, a quadriplegic first controlled an artificial limb and then flew a flight simulator. Future systems might monitor the users’ nervous system and compensate for stress, fatigue, or injury. Is this the path to what the Pentagon calls human-machine teaming ? Navy X-47B drone. This is an unnerving scenario for those humans, like Stephen Hawking , who mistrust artificial intelligence. If...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2017/07/pentagon-studies-weapo...

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