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AI with AI explores the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and autonomy, and discusses the technological and military implications. Join Andy Ilachinski and David Broyles as they explain the latest developments in this rapidly evolving field. The views expressed here are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views of CNA or any of its sponsors.
 
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Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including the European Commission’s proposal for the regulation of AI. A report in Nature Medicine examines the limitations of the evaluation process for medical devices using AI that the FDA approves. Researchers at MIT translate spider webs into sounds to explore how spiders might sense their world, an…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including the National Intelligence Council’s 7th Edition Global Trends 2040 Report, which sprinkles the importance of AI and ML throughout future trends. A BuzzFeed report claims that the NYPD has misled the public about its use of the facial recognition tool, Clearview AI, having run over 5100 searches…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including the resignation of Samy Bengio from Google Brain, which fired ethicists Gebru in December and Mitchell in February. The Joint AI Center releases its request for proposals on Data Readiness for AI Development (DRAID). DARPA prepares for the quantum age with a program for Quantum Computer Benchma…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including a report that systematically examined 62 studies on COVID-19 ML methods (from a pool o 2200+ studies), and found that none of the models were of potential clinical use due to methodological flaws or underlying biases. MIT and Amazon identify pervasive label errors in popular ML datasets (such a…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including a letter from the National Transportation Safety Board that asks the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to regulate more strictly autonomous vehicles and driver assistance technologies; of note, the letter also uses Tesla as an example, stating that the company is using its customer…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including the release of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Unmanned Campaign Framework, which describes the desired approach to developing and deploying unmanned systems. Google employees demand stronger laws to protect AI researchers, in the wake of the firings of Gebru and Mitchell. Hour One debuted techn…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest in AI news, including an announcement from Facebook AI that it achieved state of the art computer vision performance with its SEER model, by learning from one billion (with a ‘b’) random, unlabeled, and uncurated public Instagram images, reaching 84% top-1 accuracy on 13k images from ImageNet. DARPA launches a new P…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest AI news, which includes lots of new reports, starting with the release of the final report of the National Security Commission on AI, with over 750 pages that outlines steps the U.S. must take to use AI responsibly for national security and defense. The Stanford University Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI) relea…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the latest AI news including, Mars landing of the Perseverance and its AI-related capabilities, along with its mini-helicopter, Ingenuity. Researchers from Liverpool use machine learning to predict which mammalian hosts can generate novel coronaviruses. Researchers from Estonia and France create artificial human genomes using …
 
In AI news, researchers from the University of Copenhagen develop a machine learning model that estimates the chances of risk of death due to COVID at various stages of a hospital stay, including a 80 percent accuracy whether a patient with COVID will require a respirator. The Joint AI Center has a double-announcement, with the Tradewind Initiative…
 
In news, Andy and Dave discuss a machine learning algorithm from Synergies Intelligent System and Universität Hamburg that can identify people in a moving crowd who are mostly likely asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19. US lawmakers have introduced the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act, to boost privacy protections for COVID-19 technology such as t…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss research from Texas &AM, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and SNY Binghamton, which demonstrates an automatic system for monitoring the physical distance and face mask wearing of construction workers; demonstrating how surveillance is rapidly becoming a widely available commodity technology. In regular news, the …
 
Listener Survey In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss a machine learning transformer model from Facebook AI and the NYU School of Medicine that uses x-rays to determine whether a COVID patient might need more intensive care. A for-pay report from Synced provides a survey of China’s AI efforts in response to COVID-19. In regular AI news, E…
 
Listener Survey In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss research that uses NLP to predict mutations in a virus that would allow it to avoid detection by antibodies. In regular AI news, the US Food and Drug Administration publishes an Action Plan for AI and ML, with more to follow. The White House launches the National AI Initiative Office, …
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss an editorial in The Lancet Digital Health, which examines whether preliminary models add clinical value to health-care systems. In regular AI news, an Italian court rules that the European food delivery app Deliveroo used a “discriminatory” algorithm, potentially opening the door for liability even wi…
 
In COVID-related news, Andy and Dave discuss a commercial AI model from Biocogniv that predicts COVID-19 infection using only blood tests, with a 95% sensitivity and a 49% specificity. In a story that highlights the general challenge with algorithms, Stanford reported challenges in using a rules-based algorithm to determine priority of vaccine dist…
 
Just in time for the holidays, Andy and Dave look back and some of the more memorial AI-related stories from 2020. They begin with the passing of mathematician John Conway, creator of The Game of Life, who died in April at 82 from complications due to COVID-19; Andy and Dave will talk more about The Game of Life in next week’s podcast. With an exam…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss the results of the C3.ai COVID-19 challenge. In regular AI news, the US Air Force announces an AI, ARTUm, controlling a military plane for the first time. A Nature publication shows the AI collaboration links between institutions based on the last 5 years. The IBM T.J. Watson Research Center publishes…
 
Andy and Dave discuss the recent announcement that the U.S. Department of Defense announces that it will adopt the Defense Innovation Board’s detailed principles for using AI. The European Commission releases its white paper on AI. The University of Buffalo’s AI Institute receives a grant to study gamers’ brains in order to build AI military robots…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss a report from MIT that identifies gaps in coverage from COVID vaccines, and uses machine learning to identify peptide additions to increase their efficacy. The GAO and the National Academy of Medicine release a combined report on AI in health care. Nature provides access to a large collection of open …
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss a Facebook model that provides county-level forecasts on the spread of COVID-19. IN non-COVID AI news, DeepMind’s AlphaFold 2 won the 14th biennial Critical Assessment of Structure Prediction (CASP), scoring above 90 on a global distance test for around two-thirds of the test proteins. Partnership on …
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss research from MIT, BIM, and Harvard Medical School, which uses machine learning on Reddit posts to track the pandemic’s impact on mental health. And the UK and is planning to use AI to spot dangerous side effects in COVID vaccinations. In non-COVID AI news, Andy and Dave take a look at how the AI-base…
 
Andy and Dave welcome Arthur Holland Michel to the podcast for a discussion on predictability and understandability in military AI. Arthur is an Associate Researcher at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and author of the book Eyes in the Sky: the Secre…
 
In COVID-related AI news, MIT researchers have published a machine learning algorithm that can diagnose COVID-19 by the sounds of a person’s forced cough. And the US Veterans Affairs Department rolls out a machine learning tool to predict mortality rates of COVID-19 patients. In non-COVID news, the JAIC releases the Department of Defense’s AI Educa…
 
Sam Bendett joins Andy and Dave to discuss the latest developments and happenings in Russia's research into artificial intelligence and autonomy capabilities. They discuss Russia's national strategy and the challenges that have occurred in programmatic implementation due to COVID impacts. They also discuss the status of higher education in Russia a…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss the COVID-19 Grand Challenge from C3.ai. In non-COVID AI news, the Department of Defense releases its Data Strategy. The Defense Science Board publishes a report on Counter Autonomy. The National Security Commission on AI releases its 3rd Quarter interim report and recommendations. The Center for Secu…
 
Andy and Dave have a chat with Chad Jenkins, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, Director of the Laboratory for Perception, RObotics, and Grounded REasoning SystemS (PROGRESS), and newest member of CNA's Board of Trustees. They discuss Chad's background and his current research at Michigan, which includes in…
 
The bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force releases its 2020 report, which includes the suggestion of using the Manhattan Project as a model to develop AI technologies. Facebook AI releases Dynabench as a way to dynamically benchmark the performance of machine learning algorithms. Amsterdam and Helsinki launch AI registers that explain how they us…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Youyang Gu provides world- and county-level COVID-19 predictions using machine learning, along with a rolling examination of accuracy. In regular AI news, a military coalition of 13 countries meets to discuss the use of and ethics of AI. Orcan Intelligence provides a deeper look into Europeans’ concerns about AI technologi…
 
Andy and Dave kick off Season 4.0 of AI with AI with a discussion on social media bots. CNA colleagues Meg McBride and Kasey Stricklin join to discuss the results of their recent research efforts, in which they explored the national security implications of social media bots. They describe the types of activities that social media bots engage in (d…
 
In COVID-related AI news, another concerning report, this time in Nature Medicine, found “serious concerns” with 20,000 studies on AI systems in clinical trials, with many reporting only the best-case scenarios; in response, an international consortium has developed CONSORT-AI, reporting guidelines for clinical trials involving AI. In Nature, an op…
 
In COVID-related AI news, a report from Cambridge University and University of Manchester examines recent studies on using chest x-rays and CTs scans to detect and diagnose COVID, and finds that only 29 of 168 studies had reproducible results; the report further found that all of the studies had high or unclear risk of bias, such that none of the s…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss an effort from Google and Harvard to provide county-level forecasts on COVID-19 for hospitals and first responders. The National Library of Medicine, National Center of Biotechnology Information, and NIH provide COVID-19 literature analysis with interesting data analytic and visualization tools. In re…
 
CNA’s Center for Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence kicks off its first panel for 2019 with a live recording of AI with AI! Andy and Dave take a step back and look at the broader trends of research and announcements involving AI and machine learning, including: a summary of historical events and issues; the myths and hype, looking at expectations…
 
With Season 3 drawing to a close, Andy and Dave decided to focus this discussion entirely on the latest results from DARPA’s Air Combat Evolution (ACE) program. On 20 August, DARPA held a contest between 8 competitors, and pitted their AI agents in simulated combat against each other, and against a human pilot (who used a VR system). Heron Systems …
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss survey from Amazon Web Surveys that examines the current status of Internet of Things applications related to COVID-19, include scenarios that might help to reduce the severity of an outbreak. MIT publishes an combinatorial machine learning method to maximize the coverage of a COVID-19 vaccine. In “qu…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss an article from Wired that describes how COVID confounded most predictive models (such as finance). And NIST investigates the effect of face masks on facial recognition software. In regular-AI news, CSET and the Bipartisan Policy Center release a report on “AI and National Security,” the first of four…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Tencent AI Labs publishes a “machine learning” model that can predict the risk of a coronavirus patient developing severe illness. Unsupervised machine learning on data from the U.K.’s COVID Symptom Tracker, which has more than 4 million users, suggests patients cluster into roughly 6 different symptom types. Amazon Web Se…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss research that provides a comprehensive survey on applications of AI in fighting COVID-19. The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI and the AI Initiative at the Future Society launch a global alliance: Collective and Augmented Intelligence against COVID-19 (CAIAC). MIT and the IBM Watson AI Lab pub…
 
Andy and Dave start with COVID-related AI news, and efforts from the Roche Data Science Coalition for UNCOVER (the United Network for COVID-19 Data Exploration and Research), which includes a dataset of a curated collection of over 200 publicly available COVID-19 related datasets; efforts from Akai Kaeru are included. The Biomedical Engineering Soc…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Purdue University has built a website that tracks global response to social distancing, by pulling live footage and images from over 30,000 cameras in 100 countries. Simon Fong, Nilanjan Dey, and Jyotismita Chaki have published Artificial Intelligence for Coronavirus Outbreak, which examines AI’s contribution to combating …
 
It’s a week of huge announcements! But first, in COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss a review paper in Chaos, Solitons, and Fractals that provides a more international focus on the role of AI and ML in COVID research. CSAIL teams with Ava Robotics to design a robot that maneuver between waypoints and disinfect surfaces of warehouses with U…
 
For COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review report on the problem with COVD-19 AI solutions (e.g., data gaps, inconsistency, etc), and how to fix them. The National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) provides a thorough report on AI and COVID-19, whose findings generally suggest that bar…
 
In COVID-related news, Nature publishes a review of COVID-19 AI tools, emphasizing that most tools are still in development and largely unproven. Inserm selects Expert System’s AI support for its COVID-19 research and its group of over 10,000 researchers. Researchers provide in open-source a large annotated dataset of CT and X-ray images from COVID…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss an announcement from WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, WVU Medicine, and Oura Health, with the ability to predict COVID-19 related symptoms up to three days in advance via biometric monitoring. Japan’s M3 is teaming with Alibaba’s AI Tech to provide CT-scan capability to hospitals that can ident…
 
In this week’s COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss “SciFact” from the Allen Institute for AI, which built on neural network VeriSci and can link to supporting or refuting materials for claims about COVID-19. Berkeley Labs releases COVIDScholar, which uses natural language processing text-mining to search over 60,000 papers and draw insight…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss work from Mount Sinai researchers, who have created an AI system that uses CT scans to diagnose patients with COVID-19. MIT and IBM Watson announce plans to fund 10 AI research projects to find COVID-19. The National Security Commission on AI releases its second white paper on COVID-19, on mitigating …
 
In COVID-19-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss the Novel Coronavirus Research Compendium, a curated resource from Kate Grabowski, an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins, with the goal of providing a smaller, but higher-quality, data set on coronavirus research. Primer AI uses natural language processing to summarize the latest information on COVID-…
 
In COVID-related AI news, Andy and Dave discuss an approach from FiveThirtyEight that uses a mini-model-ensemble to predict possible trajectories for the COVID-19 death toll. MIT Tech Review has released a tracker for COVID-19 tracing trackers, which includes information on how they work and what policies they have in place. In non-COVID-related AI…
 
Andy and Dave discuss a white paper from the National Security Commission on AI, on Privacy and Ethics Recommendations for Computing Applications Developed to Mitigate COVID-19. The Office of the Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security issues a second point paper on lethal autonomous weapons systems, with AI, Human-Machi…
 
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