Pentagon Wants Silicon Valley’s Help on AI

Older tech companies have long had ties with military and intelligence. But employees at internet outfits like Google are wary of too much cooperation

An Air Force cargo jet in 2016 at a base in the Persian Gulf where drones were launched against the Islamic State. With drone technology just one area open to advances in artificial intelligence, a task force will explore how the government can work better with tech leaders to develop its A.I. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
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