Pentagon Signs $885 Million Artificial Intelligence Contract with Booz Allen

Following the controversy around (and expiration of) Google's $15 million contract with the US Department of Defense (https://rob.al/2M0XY2z), the US government has now signed an $885 million contract with Booz Allen – and i'm willing to bet that there will be far less public debate around the ethics of the applications of technology under this contract than with Google.
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The U.S. Department of Defense will for the first time be using large-scale AI systems that could automate mundane tasks and augment the work of military members. The contract also will go toward…