Smart City Tech Would Make Military Bases Safer

(WIRED) – THE LAST TIME the Pentagon directed all of its bases to raise their threat level, the danger came from an unlikely source: social media. That’s where accounts connected

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Boston Dynamics’ New ‘Nightmare Inducing’ Robot Can Jump Over Obstacles

(HUFF POST) – A leaked video has revealed the latest robot that Boston Dynamics has been working on and if we’re being honest, it’s a little terrifying.  By Thomas Tamblyn

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Robots Need ‘Kill Switches’, Warn Euro MPs

(SPACE DAILY) – The unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives requires urgent EU rules such as “kill switches”, European Parliament members warned Thursday as they passed a resolution

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Chevy’s Making a Hydrogen-Powered Pickup for the US Army

(WIRED) – WHEN IT COMES to pickups, the standard attitude is, go big or go home. Huge knobbly tires, bullbars, spotlights, winches—even if they’re unnecessary. Look at Ford’s F-150 Raptor

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DARPA Just Launched a Podcast

(GIZMODO) – DARPA, the agency that helped invent things like email in the early 1970s and the internet itself in the late 1960s, just launched a podcast. Podcasts have been around

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Newest DARPA Challenge: ‘Shift Paradigm’ With Robot Radio

(SPACE DAILY) – The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has kicked off three-year contest for the creation of an Artificial Intelligence radio tech that would de-clutter the radio

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The Day Five Men Willingly Stood Under a Nuclear Explosion

(Popular Mechanics)  – In the 1950s, fear of nuclear-armed Soviet bombers led to the creation of the Genie rocket. Fired from an American or Canadian fighter jet, the Genie had

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DARPA: Autonomous Bug-Hunting Bots Will Lead to Improved Cybersecurity

By Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity (U.S. Department of Defense) – LAS VEGAS, Aug. 7, 2016 — This week, seven teams whose cyber reasoning bots played in the Defense

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Gun Smart Lock Prevents Unauthorized Firearms Use

(Reuters) – A group of military veterans from Israel-based start-up Zore have created a firearm safety device to prevent the unauthorized use of a gun. Roselle Chen reports. A unique

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The US Military Could Soon Equip Soldiers With Their Own Hoverboards

(HUFF POST) – US Military soldiers could soon be entering the battlefield on hoverboards, after a leading manufacturer was sold to a supplier of the Department for Homeland Security. In

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