IARPA in the News

Trajectory Magazine

After conducting speech research in laboratories at Purdue University, the University of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Mary Harper’s quest to build advanced speech recognition systems led her to the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA).

Science Daily

To date, many research groups have created small but functional quantum computers....The researchers are now looking to run algorithms on a module with more qubits, including the demonstration of quantum error correction routines as part of a project funded by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.


Remembering passwords can be a headache; instead, why not log into your computer with a scan of your eye?..To counter that, IARPA (the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity) will start funding the development of foolproof biometric authentication systems that can detect anyone trying to "disguise their biometric identity."

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...


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.