The former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, now executive chairman of its parent company Alphabet, is about to start helping the military improve what it does by borrowing concepts and ideas straight from Silicon Valley. Schmidt will chair the new 12-person Defense Innovation Advisory Board, which is being brought in to help the organization use tools like “rapid prototyping, iterative product development, complex data analysis… mobile and cloud applications.” “The board will not engage in discussion of military operations or strategy,” the Department of Defense statement said. The remaining board members will be chosen by Schmidt, along with the Secretary of Defense Ash…

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