Tag: DARPA

Biohackers Are Implanting Everything From Magnets to Sex Toys

Stefan Nicola | Bloomberg | Source URL (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Patrick Kramer sticks a needle into a customer’s hand and injects a microchip the size of a grain of rice under the skin. “You’re now a cyborg,” he says after plastering a Band-Aid on the small wound between Guilherme Geronimo’s […]

Military Laser Systems Market Country Level Analysis, Current Industry Size & Future Prospective with Key Company Profiles: Northrop Grumman, Coherent, Lockheed Martin, Thales, Raytheon, BAE, Quantel

Press Release | Source URL Military Laser Systems Market Research Report 2018 published By Market Research Future, provides information on Global Military Laser Systems Industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Opportunity Assessment, Regional Analysis and Segmentation By Application (Military/Defense and Law Enforcement), by Technology (Laser Fiber, Solid Fiber, Chemical Laser, […]

DARPA Wants Brain Interfaces for Able-Bodied Warfighters

Eliza Strickland | IEEE Spectrum | Source URL The N3 program will create no-surgery-required neurotech that the general public may also find useful Until now, the neuroscience programs at DARPA, the mad science wing of the Department of Defense, have focused on technologies for warfighters who have returned home with […]

Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones To Hunt Humans?

Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge | Source URL The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) latest creation of the Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program, a new class of algorithms for quick drone navigation in cluttered environments, reminds us of the 2013 American post-apocalyptic science fiction film, Oblivion. Here is a short clip of Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) in the movie, […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

Wired | Source URL FOR MONTHS, A growing faction of Google employees has tried to force the company to drop out of a controversial military program called Project Maven. More than 4,000 employees, including dozens of senior engineers, have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract. Last week, Gizmodo reported that a […]

DARPA Wants Brain Implants That Record From 1 Million Neurons

IEEE Spectrum DARPA is known for issuing big challenges. Still, the mission statement for its new Neural Engineering Systems Design program is a doozy: Make neural implants that can record high-fidelity signals from 1 million neurons. Today’s best brain implants, like the experimental system that a paralyzed man used to control a robotic […]