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Carter announces Jeff Bezos, Neil deGrasse Tyson joining Pentagon innovation board | Washington Examiner

Carter announces Jeff Bezos, Neil deGrasse Tyson joining Pentagon innovation board | Washington Examiner

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday touted the progress his signature innovation hubs have made over the past couple months since their reboot, and announced that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson were joining his Defense Innovation Advisory Board.

The hubs have accelerated tech projects such as small drones that can operate in caves or tunnels and algorithms that can sift through millions of social media posts for terrorist propaganda.

Source: Carter announces Jeff Bezos, Neil deGrasse Tyson joining Pentagon innovation board | Washington Examiner