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RAND experts have often been among the pioneers of key scientific research, including computer analysis, satellite development, military technology, and the foundations of the Internet. RAND's research has also resulted in the development of new methodologies and ways of analyzing policy issues, from the Delphi method to Robust Decision Making.

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    Artificial Intelligence and the Military

    Sep 7, 2017

    AI has many possible applications for the military, such as providing unpredictable and adaptive adversaries for training fighter pilots. Computer vision, the ability of software to understand photos and videos, could process data from surveillance systems. But what are the implications of AI adoption?

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    Global Risks in 2040: Q&A with Andrew Parasiliti

    Jun 30, 2017

    Andrew Parasiliti discusses how the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security is envisioning the world in 2040, and the security challenges that will shape it.

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