computer science

Air Force wants turn its computers into brains for AI


The Air Force Research Lab wants insights into how to configure computers to field AI. One idea is to model computer systems after the brain.

DARPA wants to tackle ‘deepfakes’ with semantic forensics


"Semantic inconsistencies" in artificially generated faces could give defenders the upper hand.

Can blockchain help secure the power grid? DOE wants to think about it


The Department of Energy awarded Xage Security a grant to build a blockchain-based security “fabric” for comparison with other approaches.

Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill


Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, want the Pentagon to "promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces."

Coding it Forward’s sequel summer sets up a bright future for fellowship program


This year's demo day featured presentations that vibrant, honest and refreshing. The program's success last year helped this year's crop of fellows get access to interesting, high-impact projects.

What will it take to get quantum computers? Hardware is just the beginning, experts tell Congress


Talent and international cooperation are part of the equation, academics tell the House Energy and Commerce Committee.