The Pentagon is investing $2B into artificial intelligence

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WPLG—The Pentagon's high-tech research agency laid the groundwork for the Internet, stealth aircraft and self-driving cars. Now, it's going big on artificial intelligence. At its 60th anniversary conference on Friday, DARPA announced a $2 billion investment to push the frontier of AI forward. "We think it's a good time to seed the field of AI," John Everett, the deputy director of DARPA's Information Innovation Office, told CNNMoney. "We think we can accelerate two decades of progress into five...

Pentagon announces it’s investing $2 billion into artificial intelligence. WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s high-tech research agency laid the groundwork for the Internet, stealth aircraft and self-driving cars. Now, it’s going big on artificial intelligence. At its 60th anniversary conference on Friday, DARPA announced a $2 billion investment to push the frontier of AI forward. “We think it’s a good time to seed the field of AI,” John Everett, the deputy director of DARPA’s Information Innovation Office, told CNNMoney. “We think we can accelerate two decades of progress...