This is a new release of the original 1925 edition.
Author: Vernon Lee
This is a new release of the original 1925 edition.
Many people believe intelligence is simply a generic term for information.
Author: Mark Birdsall
"Described as the world's 'second oldest profession,' espionage was born from the often desperate need of our ancestors to find out what our adversary or enemy or neighbor was doing or preparing. Intelligence therefore, has been sought after and used for thousands of years, especially in times of conflict. This research paper endeavors to predict what the world of intelligence may look like later this century. To simply hypothesize or second guess makes no sense, there are far too many imponderables; yet there are clues emerging today, and trends from yesteryear that we can examine--as well as incidents that have changed history--and analyzing this information could provide a useful and compelling insight."--Introduction.
This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field.
Author: Isabelle Duyvesteyn
This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field. The main focus of Western intelligence services is no longer on the intentions and capabilities of the Soviet Union and its allies. Instead, at present, there is a plethora of threats and problems that deserve attention. Some of these problems are short-term and potentially acute, such as terrorism. Others, such as the exhaustion of natural resources, are longer-term and by nature often more difficult to foresee in their implications. This book analyses the different activities that make up the intelligence process, or the ‘intelligence cycle’, with a focus on changes brought about by external developments in the international arena, such as technology and security threats. Drawing together a range of key thinkers in the field, The Future of Intelligence examines possible scenarios for future developments, including estimations about their plausibility, and the possible consequences for the functioning of intelligence and security services. This book will be of much interest to students of intelligence studies, strategic studies, foreign policy, security studies and IR in general.
Machine generated contents note: Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: What this book is about Chapter 2: Technology Vectors Chapter 3: Analysis Vectors Chapter 4: Governance Vectors Chapter 5: Looking Ahead Summing Up Looking Ahead
Author: Mark M. Lowenthal
Intelligence is, by definition, a shadowy business. Yet many aspects of this secret world are now more openly analyzed and discussed, a trend which has inevitably prompted lively debate about intelligence gathering and analysis: what should be allowed? What boundaries, if any, should be drawn? And what changes and challenges lie ahead for intelligence activities and agencies? In this compelling book, leading intelligence scholar Mark Lowenthal explores the future of intelligence. There are, he argues, three broad areas – information technology and intelligence collection; analysis; and governance – that indicate the potential for rather dramatic change in the world of intelligence. But whether these important vectors for change will improve how intelligence works or make it more difficult remains to be seen. The only certainty is that intelligence will remain an essential feature of statecraft in our increasingly dangerous world. Drawing on the author's forty years' experience in U.S. intelligence, The Future of Intelligence offers a broad and authoritative starting point for the ongoing debate about what intelligence could be and how it may function in the years ahead.
Human body and the world in which it functions is a changing complex adaptive system. We are able to collect data about it, but the challenge is to infer local dynamics from that data.
Author: Renata Glowacka Bushko
Publisher: IOS Press
Human body and the world in which it functions is a changing complex adaptive system. We are able to collect data about it, but the challenge is to infer local dynamics from that data. Intelligent Caring Biomechatronic Creatures and Healthmaticians have a better chance of inferring the dynamics that needs to be understood than human physicians.
Renowned national security law scholar Laura Donohue traces the evolution of privacy law in the digital age, and pairs that account with a history of the growth of the national security state's intelligence apparatus over the last two ...
Author: Laura K. Donohue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
"Since the Revolutionary War, America's military and political leaders have recognized that U.S. national security depends upon the collection of intelligence. Absent information about foreign threats, the thinking went, the country and its citizens stood in great peril. To address this, the Courts and Congress have historically given the President broad leeway to obtain foreign intelligence. But in order to find information about an individual in the United States, the executive branch had to demonstrate that the person was an agent of a foreign power. Today, that barrier no longer exists. The intelligence community now collects massive amounts of data and then looks for potential threats to the United States. As renowned national security law scholar Laura K. Donohue explains in The Future of Foreign Intelligence, the internet and new technologies such as biometric identification systems have not changed our lives in countless ways. But they have also led to a very worrying transformation. The amount and types of information that the government can obtain has radically expanded, and information that is being collected for foreign intelligence purposes is now being used for domestic criminal prosecution. Traditionally, the Courts have allowed exceptions to the Fourth Amendment rule barring illegal search and seizure on national security grounds. But the new ways in which we collect intelligence are swallowing the rule altogether. Just as alarming, the ever-weaker standards that mark foreign intelligence collection are now being used domestically-and the convergence between these realms threatens individual liberty. Donohue traces the evolution of foreign intelligence law and pairs that account with the progress of Fourth Amendment jurisprudence. She argues that the programmatic surveillance that the National Security Agency conducts amounts to a general warrant-the prevention of which was the point of introducing the Fourth Amendment. The expansion of foreign intelligence surveillance-leant momentum by significant advances in technology, the Global War on Terror, and the emphasis on securing the homeland-now threatens to consume protections essential to privacy, which is a necessary component of a healthy democracy. Donohue offers an agenda for reining in the national security state's expansive reach, primarily through Congressional statutory reform that will force the executive and judicial branches to take privacy seriously, even as it provides for the continued collection of intelligence central to U.S. national security. Both alarming and penetrating, this is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of foreign intelligence and privacy in the United States"--
Arguing that within the next fifty years machines will equal humans not only in reasoning power but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their environment, the author describes the tremendous technological advances ...
Author: Hans Moravec
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Arguing that within the next fifty years machines will equal humans not only in reasoning power but also in their ability to perceive, interact with, and change their environment, the author describes the tremendous technological advances possible in thefield of robotics
The future will have humans engaged in major roles such as programming, creativity, and supervision because automation has become highly intelligent enough to finish up simple and complex tasks.Welcome to the Intelligent Automation ...
Author: Elijah Falode
Since the 1800s, automation has been assisting humans in taking up roles in different industries like finance, travels, healthcare, education, and different sectors of life. This invention has developed to what we now see as intelligent automation because of its major capacity to learn and adapt to novel situations through a process called deep learning. Today, intelligent automation is performing amazing roles and making life much easier for us.Intelligent automation is deployed for tasks such as customer care, fraud identification, teaching, and facial recognition. Because it's making so much impact in today's world, we're tempted to seek the future of automation.The future of automation is roped with the certainty of robotic software, not just being automated but intelligent. The future will have humans engaged in major roles such as programming, creativity, and supervision because automation has become highly intelligent enough to finish up simple and complex tasks.Welcome to the Intelligent Automation Adventure!
In this book you will learn all about Artificial Intelligence and how it will affect your life in the near future.
Author: Christina Ahmet
Publisher: Shockwave Publishing via PublishDrive
Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) lives amongst the human population. They reside in smartphones. They help people find content on the internet. They learn the behavior of their owners and put out relevant, interesting content to enhance their owner's experience while they are browsing on the internet. In this book you will learn all about Artificial Intelligence and how it will affect your life in the near future. Learn exactly what Artificial Intelligence is Machine Learning AI and The Internet Of Things Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence Intelligent IoT and much much more!
This volume examines the ethical issues generated by recent developments in intelligence collection and offers a comprehensive analysis of the key legal, moral and social questions thereby raised.
Author: Jai Galliott
This volume examines the ethical issues generated by recent developments in intelligence collection and offers a comprehensive analysis of the key legal, moral and social questions thereby raised. Intelligence officers, whether gatherers, analysts or some combination thereof, are operating in a sea of social, political, scientific and technological change. This book examines the new challenges faced by the intelligence community as a result of these changes. It looks not only at how governments employ spies as a tool of state and how the ultimate outcomes are judged by their societies, but also at the mind-set of the spy. In so doing, this volume casts a rare light on an often ignored dimension of spying: the essential role of truth and how it is defined in an intelligence context. This book offers some insights into the workings of the intelligence community and aims to provide the first comprehensive and unifying analysis of the relevant moral, legal and social questions, with a view toward developing policy that may influence real-world decision making. The contributors analyse the ethics of spying across a broad canvas – historical, philosophical, moral and cultural – with chapters covering interrogation and torture, intelligence’s relation to war, remote killing, cyber surveillance, responsibility and governance. In the wake of the phenomena of WikiLeaks and the Edward Snowden revelations, the intelligence community has entered an unprecedented period of broad public scrutiny and scepticism, making this volume a timely contribution. This book will be of much interest to students of ethics, intelligence studies, security studies, foreign policy and IR in general.
Of course , no one system for providing intelligence analysis to policy makers will
be perfect . Each has its virtues and its flaws . Over time , any system will be “
gamed ” by its participants to protect personal and bureaucratic prerogatives .
Author: Peter Berkowitz
Publisher: Hoover Inst Press
These essays from a diverse group of distinguished contributors deepen our understanding of the new national security threats posed by terrorism, by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and by the spread of Islamic extremism. They examine the obstacles to making U.S. intelligence more capable and offer recommendations for effective reform.
This work reports on research into intelligent systems, models, and architectures for educational computing applications.
Author: Ulrich Hoppe
Publisher: IOS Press
This work reports on research into intelligent systems, models, and architectures for educational computing applications. It covers a wide range of advanced information and communication and computational methods applied to education and training.