|SKILLED ROMANIANS AT CIA AND NSA
Excerpts from New York Times article “Enough Keywords Searches. Just Answer My Question.” by James Fallows
June 12, 2005
One branch of the federal government is desperate enough for a better search tool that its efforts could be a stimulus for fundamental long-term improvements. Last week, I spent a day at a workshop near Washington for the Aquaint project, whose work is unclassified but has gone virtually unnoticed in the news media. The name stands for “advanced question answering for intelligence,” and refers to a joint effort by the National Security Agency, the C.I.A. and other federal intelligence organizations . . . .