IARPA in the News

Boston Business Journal

Harvard’s Wyss Institute is spinning out a gene-mapping technology into a new company — and has received $23 million in funding to progress the work....ReadCoor is taking on part of the brain mapping work as part of a larger project at the Wyss Institute, which received a $21 million grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, an agency within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Washington Technology

Leidos has won a $14 million contract to support the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

Under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, Leidos will research and develop multi-disciplinary methods that provide accurate and timely cyberattack forecasts under the Cyberattack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment (CAUSE) program.

MeriTalk

There’s something about the name of the U.S. Secret Service that has me wondering about the following imagery intelligence recently intercepted by my LinkedIn sensor network....The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, known as IARPA, is investing in research into homomorphic encryption—a potential game-changer in the worlds of privacy and security that enables encrypted queries of encrypted databases.

Scientific American

Words, like people, can achieve a lot more when they work together than when they stand on their own....Our funding came in part from two different government agencies (the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity and the National Science Foundation).

Slator

Language service and technology providers that want a crack at working with America’s spy agencies, ought to mark down September 27, 2016 on their calendars. On that day, the R&D organization of the US intelligence community called IARPA will host a Proposer’s Day conference in Washington, DC.

The New York Times

ARE you intelligent — or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are.

Futurism

If two minds are better than one, how much better are two thousand minds? A new hive mind project known as Metaculus is attempting to find out....The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s (IARPA) Good Judgment Project, a four-year research study launched in 2012 as part of a government-sponsored forecasting tournament, has solicited predictions on global events from thousands of people from across the world.