The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), announced today that it is launching a speech recognition challenge contest, Automatic Speech recognition in Reverberant Environments (ASpIRE), to enable automatic speech recognition technology to perform well across a variety of acoustic environments and recording scenarios on natural conversational speech.
DNI Clapper Statement on President Obama’s Intent to Nominate Nicholas Rasmussen as the Next NCTC Director
Monday, November 10, 2014
I strongly endorse the President’s intent to nominate Nicholas Rasmussen to be the next director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
Return of U.S. Citizens From North Korea
Saturday, November 08, 2014
We can confirm that U.S. citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to depart the DPRK and are on their way home, accompanied by DNI Clapper, to re-join their families.