IARPA in the News

Value Walk

The United States intelligence community is always looking to improve the quality of its predictions. To help, an agency within the community, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), was assembled to pursue high-risk research into how to improve American intelligence.

New York Magazine

It’s called Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction, and much of the book is based on a widely reported, 20-year study...in which superforecasters took a stab at estimating the probability of some kind of global future event.  

UT Dallas News Center

A federal agency has awarded a four-year grant that could result in funding of up to $6.4 million to the Texas Biomedical Device Center at UT Dallas to study a potential new therapy for individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....Research for the initiative is primarily funded by grants from five federal agencies: DARPA, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, and Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

The Economic Times

With his gray beard, thinning hair and glasses, Doug Lorch doesn’t look like a threat to anyone. He looks like a computer programmer, which he was, for IBM. He is retired now. He lives in a quiet neighbourhood in Santa Barbara with his wife, an artist who paints lovely watercolours. His Facebook avatar is a duck.… Doug has no special expertise in international affairs, but he has a healthy curiosity about what’s happening.… So he volunteered for the Good Judgment Project.

C4ISR & Networks

In a society where it seems nearly every move one makes can be tracked, it's not hard to see the easy comparisons to Big Brother in George Orwell's "1984"....That's the goal of programs like at least one under way at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, where researchers use open-source indicators to automatically gather large volumes of open-source data and make predictions — much of the work done by machines.

Yahoo News

How are different government agencies working to address evolving security challenges? Join Passcode on Oct. 8 for a conversation with senior officials to get an inside look at how these challenges are being addressed....

Panel Discussion:

  • Nate Lesser (@natelsr), Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (@usnistgov)
  • Dr. Bill Vanderlinde, Office Director, Safe and Secure Operations (SSO), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) (@IARPAnews)

EurekAlert!

A federal agency has awarded a four-year grant that could result in funding of up to $6.4 million to the Texas Biomedical Device Center at UT Dallas to study a potential new therapy for individuals who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....Research for the initiative is primarily funded by grants from five federal agencies: DARPA, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, and Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.