Astonishing news, via NextGov's Aliya Sternstein of a purported Watson-like automated, IARPA supported psychic, computational device. Seemingly mythic in nature, this project has overtones of Forbin coupled with Verne... Operating under the moniker "Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment", this is certainly a component of national security that bears additional scrutiny, eh Watson?
"IBM has even expressed interest in the "Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment," or CAUSE, project. Big Blue officials presented a basic approach at a Jan. 21 proposers' day. CAUSE is the brainchild of the Office for Anticipating Surprise under the director of national intelligence. A “Broad Agency Agreement” -- competition terms and conditions -- is expected to be issued any day now, contest hopefuls say." - via NextGov's Aliya Sternstein