Tag: Intelligence

“reputation system”

From the Enterprise Resilience Management Blog: Anyone who believes he knows of information relating to these proposed patents will be able to post this online and solicit comments from others. But this will suddenly make available reams of information, which…

All aboard the cluetrain express

As with any sufficiently radical effort (and believe me, this is practically magic to some on the inside) there is a marked difference between the public face and the reality in the cube.

The Q Prize

Funny what you think of in what passes for a traffic jam in these parts . . . Ruminating about John’s recent post about tinkering with technology¬† and the mention of the X-Prize and DARPA Grand Challenges . . .…

Retrograde?

I knew it was bad, but I didn’t know they were actually going backwards: The federal government is losing the battle to organize data and make it accessible. In fact, according to one expert, agencies are moving backward in regard…

An XGW-cyber intel lab?

Beltway Bandits offering up expensive and cumbersome gaming solutions to Uncle Sam: look out! I was sitting at a picnic table Thursday afternoon talking with a revolutionary who last year bombed an American Apparel store. I didn’t think she was…

More IO: the Internet (again)

Via Drudge: America’s top intelligence officer overseeing Iraq and Afghanistan says terrorists have made the Internet their most important recruiting tool. Brig. Gen. John Custer tells Scott Pelley that terrorist groups like Al Qaeda are influencing Islamic youth to join…

IO: meet the new boss, same as . . .

From Inside the Pentagon (subscription): As the Air Force prepares to open a new Cyber Command in May, a top service general overseeing the effort is calling on policymakers to consider how far the United States should go to safeguard…

underrattelser – US style

Ralph Peters’ latest report on improvements in MI. Money graph: Appropriate technologies can help us – but no database or collection system is a substitute for seasoned human judgment. The key task in intelligence is understanding the enemy. Machines do…