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AI pilot intimidates US Air Force Colonel in simulated combats

Nick Ernst, a doctoral graduate from the University of Cincinnati, who is now the CEO of his startup “Psibernetix”, that admittedly specializes in AI systems development that suits any given need of the customer.

But Nick Ernst didn’t create some graceless Facebook messenger bot. He thought better.

He thought, “Why not create something that could alter the landscape of Air Force combat simulation, pushing actual human pilots to their wit’s end.”

Yup. He did just that.

Now, if US Air Force cadets were anything like Will Smith’s character Detective Spooner from the movie I, Robot , they would severely disapprove of this, developing paranoid seizures at the first hint of the new AI program affectionately named (so to speak) ALPHA.

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Nonetheless, here’s the full story.

ALPHA MAY WELL BE ONE OF THOSE HOLLYWOOD’S AI PRODIGIES

After squaring off against fellow AI pilot programs last year and winning by a significant margin, ALPHA was set on a collision course with human pilots too.

And the way things were, human pilots barely landed a blow on this nightmarish Intelligence system, in simulated combat environments.

Retired the United States Air Force Colonel couldn’t take the back seat anymore and wanted a piece of the action himself, as ALPHA was already generating quite a buzz in US Air Force hallways.

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In the frame, the man himself, US Air Force Colonel Mr.Gene Lee, all nice and comfy.

Just another day at work, finishing his part of the routine at Combat Simulating environment, where he has been furthering his winning streak since the 1980s against the combat AIs.

With good reason, Colonel wanted to put his streak on the line against an updated version of ALPHA, without a moment’s hesitation, given his impeccable record of success in this field.

Fast forward, Mr. Gene Lee couldn’t once shoot ALPHA, instead gets shot down repeatedly in every session that he engaged in.

Not only that, Mr. Gene Lee admitted to being physically exhausted and mentally worn out after his air combat bouts against the ALPHA AI.

TURNS OUT, AI ALPHA WAS ONLY TEASING THE HUMAN PILOTS

At this point, you could be thinking that yes, it may have knocked the retired Air Force Colonel out cold and perhaps it is because his good days are behind him.

Hold that thought.

Because what happened next, was more humiliating. For the human pilot experts, at least.

Human fighter pilots took turns at AI ALPHA, by denying it the full potential of some of its abilities like turn radius, speed, and weapons system.

But that didn’t stop AI ALPHA either from standing tall and vanquishing the human fighter pilots in a clean sweep.

WHAT MAKES THIS SUPERHUMAN-LIKE AI, A SUPERHUMAN-LIKE AI?

Nick Ernst explains that the AI ALPHA is driven by a genetic fuzzy tree, a variant of fuzzy logic algorithms. Genetic fuzzy tree helps to arrive at a problem by viewing it as a summation of several smaller problems. This way, it develops an isolated understanding of tasks like ammunition, evasion, speed control, missile projectile.

AI weighs all of these parameters against each other, singles-out the tasks it needs primarily and goes about the most strategic plan of action.

And it does all of this at an unparalleled speed 250 times faster than its human adversary could blink.

This explains Colonel Gene Lee’s comment on AI ALPHA, ” I was surprised at how aware and reactive it was.”

“It seemed to be aware of my intentions and reacting instantly to my changes in flight and my missile deployment. It knew how to defeat the shot I was taking. It moved instantly between defensive and offensive actions as needed”.

While such is the unmatched potential of AI ALPHA, US Air Force originally intended ALPHA to be a pilot’s wingman, by acting as an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV).

So, if that happens, AI ALPHA would go on to be, what a Sniper is for foot soldiers in a war zone.

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Samsung New Transparent Safety Trucks Can Now Make Driving Much Safer

Samsung new transparent Safety Trucks: The world is becoming smarter ad smarter. All of the people probably know about Google’s Driverless car. Google’s innovation self driving car. The Google company is the search engine giant.

The Company Google is been delivering the reports for the car accidents that are been occurring to its vehicles.
The accidents mostly occur under the control of humans. It seems human is been worst of enemies of each other on the road. Most of the people are been dying in the road accidents. A proper initiative should be made to avoid these accidents and responsibility is taken Samsung Company by introducing “Samsung Safety Truck”.

Most of the humans with their vehicle try to overtake the other vehicles on the road. Due to overtaking the major accidents occur. Now Samsungs made an innovation by which such can kind of accidents can be prevented.

The main thing here is the vehicle under human control is prone to accidents. Whereas computer- generated devices will result an in better outcome. The innovated thing Driver less car would better accurately and correctly compare the vehicle under the control of human beings.

The technology for the driver less car is its intelligence equipped by the programmer.Samsung company have no vehicles of their own. But the company in spite of driverless cars by Google have planned the or the truck with a driver and it is a safety first Vehicle.

The Samsung Company’s first innovation of Safety vehicle is be named as Samsung safety Truck. Samsung Company thought can now change the way we travel on the Road Samsung Company wanted to make a difference so they have incorporated their technology in to trucks.

The common features for the Samsung Safety Truck:

A built in wireless camera at the front of the vehicle,
Four Monitors are fixed to the Rare End of the truck,
Monitors with night Vision mode.
Thereby Samsung safety truck will save the life of the people travelling on the roads.

Driver inside the Samsung safety truck can see what is a head and drivers behind the truck can able see what is beside the truck or at the front of Samsung safety truck .There by Driver behind the truck can take a wise decision and can slowly move on the road.

As night vision is facilitated in the Samsung safety truck. The drivers behind the safety truck can able to see oncoming vehicles in the monitors that are been arranged at rear side of truck. Drivers travelling on the night behind the Samsung Safety Truck can able view the traffic in front of them.

The hurry and urgency of the people on the road which causes most of the road accidents and with the Samsung Safety vehicle avoids such incidents.

Unlike The trucks on the highway where the vehicles behind the truck cannot be able to see the oncoming vehicles, the vehicle beside the truck for these Samsung company made a solution for it by Samsung Safety Truck.The main aim of Samsung safety truck is to provide the safer driving to other vehicles on the roads and highways.

Samsung which is been leading in the mobile Manufacturer. Samsung is well known for its technology like latest Smart Phones, Tablets, Refrigerators, LCD TV’s, Washers. Now came with the Samsung Safety Truck.

Samsung Company said that they have tested the ngSafety vehicle with the client in Argentina. Samsung feels Argentina is an ideal place to test the vehicle. Samsung hoping to bring the safety truck Vehicles all over the world. Samsung company is waiting for the approval of its new innovation and after, the approval, thinking to bring it on the large scale.

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Best Chrome Extensions for a richer browsing experience

Google Chrome.The fastest,best, most lucid web browser yet. You can have multiple tabs and each tab can have an individual Google account simultaneously logged-in. It also has an inbuilt adobe play plug-in. But that’s not all ! a quick peek at the extensions menu will reveal that there’s much more in store for the savvy browser. Here are a few of our observed, note worthy chrome extensions that make browsing even better.

Pocket

The pocket is great for bookmarking web pages that you would like to read or revisit later.

AdBlock

This one’s my favorite. Experience internet without those irritating ads that cover up half of the screen and obstruct the actual content. No more click baits, accidental ad clicks etc. There are many versions of this like ad-block, ad-block plus,ad-block for YouTube, ad-block pro to name a few. Rejoice!

Awesome Screenshot:Screen capture

This will allow you to screenshot all or part of the webpage. It even lets you blur or strike out the sensitive information like username, password. You can annotate, share, save , edit and of course capture anything you’d like. It is the highest rated extension with over 2 million users.

StayFocusd

Does your attention shift easily from that work mail to a Facebook update to a video on cute puppies? Stay Focused on this extension. It does exactly that. You can block some websites, set a time limit or set the number of times you visit the site and so on. Maximize your productivity.

Go secure!

In the Online Shopping tips article, we realized how important a secure website is for our sensitive data. So. in order to make every HTTP into a HTTPS, use “HTTPS everywhere” and protect yourselves from frauds and phishing.

Any.Do

Do anything. That’s what it means. It is like the good old fashioned to do list that helps you remember anything that you have to do.

Lazarus

Ugh! This one’s a LIFE SAVER. If you fill out a lot of forms or use your keyboard a lot to fill in information, then this extension is for you! It comes with customization like enabling or disabling auto-fill for certain websites etc.,

Turn off the Lights

The entire page will fade leaving only you and your cinema. This is great if you want a movie theater like experience minus the noise and ads. Go on and grab some popcorn!

Google mail checker

It is Gmail on your screen 24/7. You can see the number of unread as a bubble. On clicking it, your inbox will be opened.

Wandertab by Hitlist

Satisfy your wander lust. Whenever you open a new tab this extension shows one random beautiful destination along with the average price it takes to tour around. This is great for those who have the spontaneity to pack their bags and just go!

Hola Unblocker

If for some reason, you are unable to access a particular webpage or website or even a video only in a particular region or country, then this extension will take care of that for you. It unblocks the content allowing you to surf across the internet without restrictions. Freedom!

Screencastify

If you are one to do a lot of video tutorials, share the screen in a project or even give a lot of presentations, this one’s for you. Screencastify lets you record your screen as you go about navigating, typing etc., This is great because screenshots aren’t as effective as seeing the steps unfold as you play the recorded video.

These are just the tip of the iceberg. Be sure to check out Google Chrome Extensions for lots and lots more of the chrome extensions. Feel free to comment, start a discussion thread or ask queries below!

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