IARPA in the News 2016

Tech Insider

As we learn more and more about the brain, we're getting better at figuring out how to supercharge it....There's a US government initiative at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) which is supposed to find ways to "improve reasoning and problem-solving in healthy, high-performing adults," and Battleday and Brem say that there's interesting data coming in from that initiative already.

True Viral News

Political forecasting is among the most vital roles played by the intelligence services...But the work of Philip Tetlock and his team at the Good Judgment Project – funded by the US government’s Intelligence Advanced Research Project (Iarpa) – points to new ways of thinking about geopolitical forecasting, and the question of what makes a person better-equipped to predict world events.

 

Omaha World-Herald

Bill is good at predicting things. Really good....Bill’s incredibly successful foray into forecasting started on a whim. He noticed the mention of a superforecasting tournament run by IARPA...

C4ISRNet

The Air Force recently awarded the first phase of a contract for an eventual solution to provide cyber deception for network defense...Other government agencies have pursued this line of effort. The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity put out a request for information in June for solutions to “identify existing capabilities and emerging methods” for protecting data and systems by confusing and otherwise deceiving the adversary prior to and during a cyberattack.

Washington Post

Jason Matheny is the director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, or IARPA, which conducts scientific research and develops technologies for national intelligence. In an interview with Tom Fox, Matheny talked about helping the intelligence community engage in better forecasting, funding high-risk, high-reward research and accepting failure as part of the process.