Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones To Hunt Humans?

Text to Speech 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 […]

The Line Between Big Tech & Defense Work

iSpeech 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 […]

DARPA Wants Brain Implants That Record From 1 Million Neurons

iSpeech 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 […]

Brain-Hacking Tech Gets Real: 5 Companies Leading the Charge

https://www.ispeech.org Edd Gent Live Science There’s been a lot of hype coming out of Silicon Valley in recent months about technology that can meld the human brain with machines. But how will this tech help society, and which companies are leading the charge? Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made […]

Implantable “Neural Dust” Enables Precise Wireless Recording of Nerve Activity

Implantable “Neural Dust” Enables Precise Wireless Recording of Nerve Activity

iSpeechDARPA | Source URL Therapeutic modulation of the activity of the body’s peripheral nervous system (PNS) holds a world of potential for mitigating and treating disease and other health conditions—if researchers can figure out a feasible long-term mechanism for communicating with the nerves and pathways that make up the body’s […]