CIA a Loyal Backer of Text-Mining
The Central Intelligence Agency's venture capital firm, In-Q-Tel, is continuing to invest largely in text mining and automatic translation companies. [...]
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was the successor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after the Second World War. Its heyday was during the Cold War. CIA considers itself as the senior intelligence service among the US Intelligence Community. Before the establishment of the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS), it was the only agency able to carry out clandestine operations, through its National Clandestine Service (NCS).
Would the "best practices" of big private corporations triumph over the huge bureaucratic machine of an intelligence agency like the CIA? Unquestionably, the executive director of the CIA, A.B. "Buzzy" Krongard, believes they could. This week a working group from [. [...]