Maven Project

Laura Nolan: “Military technology is often adopted later for civilian use”

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Laura Nolan

Laura Nolan. DR.

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: You are a brilliant computer engineer and have been recruited from Google where you worked on the Maven project. What can you tell us about this Maven project that links Google to the Pentagon?

Laura Nolan: I didn’t work directly on Maven itself; I was asked to help make certain changes to Google’s cloud platform to enable Maven to be run on it.

Project Maven is part of a United States Department of Defense initiative called the Algorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team (AWCFT), which was set up to try and leverage private sector technology expertise for the US military. Maven was the AWCFT’s first project. Google and several other companies were involved. Lire la suite »