Internet of Battlefield Things Transforms Combat

The Wall Street Journal published an interview with Dr. Alexander Kott, Chief Scientist of Army Research Labs (ARL) based on their “The Future of Everything” podcast.  Dr. Kott is credited as the inventor of the term “Internet of Battlefield Things.”  In the interview, he explains how the Internet of Battlefield Things has revolutionized ARL’s research agenda and cites some future directions for IoBT research for Army applications.  He cites the development of AI as a turning point for warfare and explains the need for further exploration of AI in combat settings as an issue of trust for soldiers and researchers.