Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity | WIRED:
The gap between the talent in the federal government and the private sector is actually not wide at all. The technology gap, though, is massive. When I first got here I always imagined the Situation Room would be this supercool thing, like Tom Cruise in, where he’d be moving around stuff. It’s not like that, at all. [.] Particularly when it comes to hunting down terrorists on the other side of the globe, the movies display this omniscience that we possess somehow, and it’s—it’s just not there yet, and it has been drastically underfunded and not properly designed.
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