In Brief: Big Data Headaches, Haggling Over Hagel and Airmen have their Say

Mike O'Brien

Data scientists are now the most highly sought after job for the military as the services struggle to keep up with information collected by unmanned vehicles and its sensors. Reggie Brothers, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research, said the military is pouring resources into PED, or processing, exploitation, and dissemination. Speaking at the Association of the U.S. Army’s Winter Symposium, Mr. Brothers used the example of the ARGUS-IS sensor. It can record 5,000 hour...
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