Nov 20, 2019 | Blog, Learning Organization
Most organizations typically plan for one type of opponent (one future) even though a better approach would be preparing for multiple opponents (multiple futures), building in the much-needed resiliency. One approach that helps build this resiliency into organization is Strategic Foresight, an approach developed by Herman Kahn in the 1950s to help the US contemplate and plan for various outcomes of the Cold War including Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) using applications from game theory.
Mar 22, 2019 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
Congratulations! You’ve built your self-driving car! Now what? Take it out for a spin on that cross-country trip, watching movies and the landscape as you go from sea to shining sea?
Jan 29, 2019 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
Science is “the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experimentation.” Since its emergence during the late renaissance, scientific progress has been made primarily through the aptly named scientific method.
Jan 7, 2019 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting better all the time. You can see it all around you, from Alexa and Siri keeping your appointments and shopping lists, to news articles about self-driving cars, to a program called AlphaZero (Silver et al., 2018) that will probably never lose to any human in chess or GO.
Oct 28, 2018 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
The process of neural interactions and visual interpretation happens every time your brain wants to identify literally anything you look at.
Sep 24, 2018 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
Imagine waiting 30 minutes or longer to get through to a customer service center and when your call is finally answered, you can’t understand what the service representative is saying because you have a hearing impairment. Or you place a call to your doctor but aren’t able to communicate your needs to the medical staff because your speech is impaired. Or you are a child with autism and being in a classroom and interacting with your teacher and classmates overwhelms you with anxiety.
May 13, 2018 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
Intelligent voice assistants like Amazon’s Echo and Google Home are quickly becoming an integral part of our daily lives. Echo adoption …
May 1, 2018 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
When you hear the word autonomy, it tends to be in the context of autonomous vehicles – self-driving cars that take passengers wherever they need to go without the need for human input…
Mar 26, 2018 | Blog, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
MITRE believes that data is the next medical innovation in health. How might connecting people and data reinvent the health experience? To find out, a team of researchers developed Home Assessments for Prompt Intervention (HAPI), a serious game that uses Microsoft Kinect-based joint tracking to detect critical changes in patients with cerebral palsy…
Mar 11, 2018 | Blog, Cross-Organizational Information Sharing, Knowledge Advantage, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science
An electronic flight bag (EFB) may typically be used to replace pilots’ paper charts, but with some new developments, it could start to be more of a cognitive assistant. MITRE researchers….
Jan 31, 2018 | Blog, Cross-Organizational Information Sharing
Air traffic managers have dozens of tools and capabilities they must monitor to keep up with what’s going on in the nation’s airspace at any given time. These tools and capabilities monitor airport and airspace demand, assess the impact of reroutes, and track emerging weather patterns…
Apr 11, 2016 | Blog, Collaboration, Partnerships and Social MediaCognitive assistance isn’t mainstream yet, but decision support tools that enable decision-makers to understand tradeoffs in multiple dimensions are available. Shawn Chin and Rick Haberlin, who built one such tool, make the case that “engagement requires visualization...