The United States is committing to a broad program of artificial intelligence to maintain the country’s industry lead and modernize the military, the White House announced in an Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump on February 11th.
Earlier this week, the Washington Post made headlines of its own for reporting that “intelligence sources” were saying Russia had hacked into the U.S. power grid, which is a thing that did not happen. In fact, this wasn’t even the first time it hadn’t happened - just five years ago, a Senate report tore into Homeland Security for making the same claims with even less evidence.
Early last year, we wrote about getting a copy of the Air Force’s “Cyber Vision 2025,” which outlines where it wanted the military’s tech to be in the next ten years. Back then, we joked about how hard it was to understand. Now, however, we have our Official Jargon Translator take a crack at it, and in plain English, it’s pretty terrifying.