Artificial Intelligence in Critical Applications: AI Isn’t Just for Smartphones Any More

Artificial Intelligence in Critical Applications: AI Isn’t Just for Smartphones Any More

Society is getting very comfortable with commercial applications of artificial intelligence, such as Facebook face-tagging or smartphone maps, but how does the government or military successfully use the latest in AI technology?

Guests Shane Garringer and Giorgio Bertoli discuss the latest in AI for large scale applications, the benefits and risks, and dispel the fear surrounding the possibility of AI displacing human jobs.

Shane Garringer, director of Engility’s AI development team, brings an Air Force background to the conversation as well as his experiences as leader of Engility’s Nascent Technology Center, where he and his team conduct the research and development for the latest in AI, machine learning and other emerging technologies. Shane explores the difference between a generic AI and an AI developed with a mission in mind. That smart speaker may be able to find the song you’re looking for, but don’t expect it to tell you the weather forecast for the next three home games of your favorite baseball team.

GET S.E.T. AI Podcasts Giorgio Bertoli, senior scientific technical manager for offensive cyber at the U.S. Army Intelligence & Information Warfare Directorate, quells fears of super robots with Austrian accents showing up in the near future. He also explores the complexity of training AI to know what’s what, including current spoofing techniques used to confuse unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Engility’s podcast series, Get S.E.T. – Science, Engineering and Technology, features interviews with those exploring innovation and futuristic approaches to problem solving. Guests discuss the latest advances in national defense, space science, and intelligence technology.