When the Ukraine-Russia war started, a Silicon Valley CEO sent an open letter to European leaders offering help to modernize military strategies by integrating artificial intelligence (AI). So, is this the future of the military?
In his open letter, Alexander Karp, CEO of data analytics company Palantir, wrote that many global conflicts are stepping from contradictions and misinformation.
“A lack of genuine interest in shifts in national ambitions and capabilities can be fatal to those who would rather impose their view of the appropriate arc of history onto history’s disjointed path than investigate its complexity.”
As he said, they rejected the assumption that the state would have to vilify civilian privacy just to get accurate data and information. Karp said many “broadly assumed that the only way to effectively combat terrorism was to build software platforms that would assist the state in gathering every shred of information and evidence about its citizens without any concern for their rights.