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Can AI smart enough to play poker be weaponized without turning Terminator?

Can AI smart enough to play poker be weaponized without turning Terminator? The same groundwork that helps a computer excel at poker can be applied to all kinds of different scenarios.Unlike Go, a game where all information about the game state is known, Libratus had to contend with Poker, a game that revolves around incomplete information.

Spectacular color photos capture WWII tank crews in training

Spectacular color photos capture WWII tank crews in training As the mechanized German Army swept through Europe in the early years of World War II, American military brass recognized the need to develop a strong armored force.In 1940, the former 7th Cavalry Brigade was reorganized and activated as the 1st Armored Division.

Predator drones will no longer rain hellfire missiles from the sky

Predator drones will no longer rain hellfire missiles from the sky MQ-1 predators and other military drones have launched hellfire missiles in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and other nations.The predator's been around for more than two decades.

9 military robots that are totally terrifying … and oddly adorable

9 military robots that are totally terrifying … and oddly adorable The small machine, roaming around on two treads, could be mistaken for a toy — at least, until it whips out its Glock.Guardbot Not every military robot needs to come equipped with guns.

Sad military drone that just wanted to fly around for a bit crashes into tree :(

Sad military drone that just wanted to fly around for a bit crashes into tree :( 31, the military sent a 450-pound mostly autonomous machine into the sky, and— according to a Stars and Stripes report on Thursday—lost it.The army sent a drone above the Arizona desert as part of a training mission, but lost touch with it soon after it left the earth.

Marine leader says revenge porn 'allegations undermine everything we stand for'

Marine leader says revenge porn 'allegations undermine everything we stand for' The revenge porn scandal rocking the Marines has been condemned by the upper echelons of the military.The photos were uploaded without the women's consent.

Senator slams military leaders over Facebook pornography scandal

Senator slams military leaders over Facebook pornography scandal Kirsten Gillibrand blasted military leaders on Tuesday over a pornography scandal involving thousands of marines sharing nude photos — some of active servicemembers and veterans —- in a private Facebook group.Though the bill didn't pass, Gillibrand became known as the Senate's most vigorous defender of the military's victims of sexual assault.

At SXSW 2017, assessing the future of warfare and the US military

At SXSW 2017, assessing the future of warfare and the US military But DARPA isn’t necessarily good at envisioning all the uses of that technology, including possible military ones.Video games also feature the ability to control various weapons and machines with intuitive augmented reality (AR) interfaces.

A US ally just shot down a $200 drone with a $3.4 million Patriot missile

A US ally just shot down a $200 drone with a $3.4 million Patriot missile The MIM-104 Patriot missile is a surface-to-air system that combines an advanced radar with an interceptor missile.But at least one Patriot missile had a confirmed hit, albeit not a very attractive one.

Lockheed Martin Built Powerful Laser for US Army

Lockheed Martin Built Powerful Laser for US Army The laser, which recently broke a world record by producing a single beam of 58 kW, is being shipped to the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command in Huntsville, Ala.The scalable technology, based on a design developed under the Department of Defense’s Robust Electric Laser Initiative Program, allows the device to be made more powerful by simply adding additional fiber laser subunits.