Posts Tagged: DARPA

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The Military’s Walking Terminator Robot Is Now Advanced Enough To Do Pratfalls

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DARPA has built a Terminator-like robot capable of physical comedy...

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The Pentagon Wants Its Creepy Robot Horse To Be Silent And Bulletproof

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The Big Dog robot is absolutely terrifying already. And now the government wants to bulletproof the thing!

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Top Government Scientist: Computer Technologically Will Stop Advancing In 2025

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According to Moore's Law, processor speeds will double every two years. DARPA thinks that'll stop being the case a decade from now.

atlas

DARPA Has Built A Terminator. No, Seriously.

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DARPA has officially unveiled the Atlas Robot. Yep, we've finally built a Terminator. And they're teaching it to drive.

america f*** yeah

The U.S. Military Is Officially Installing Laser Weapons Into Fighter Jets

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DARPA is building a laser weapon. OK, so that's not a surprise, but what is a surprise is that it could be in the air by the end of the year.

ALFRED RIZZI

The Pentagon’s Cheetah Robot Beats Usain Bolt’s Speed Record, Is Nightmare Fuel

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Boston Dynamics' DARPA-funded Cheetah robot broke the land speed record for legged robots six months ago. Now it broke the record for humans, too.

awesome

DARPA Can Now Put Out Fires With Sound

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Because it's awesome, that's why! And there's probably military applications, but mostly it's awesome.

BOSTON DYNAMICS

Cheetah Robot Breaks Land Speed Record For Legged Robots

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The picture above is not the robot cheetah because baby cheetahs are cuter than robot cheetahs.

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The FDA Is Speeding Up The Process Of Turning Us Into Cyborgs

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The FDA notoriously takes forever to approve new drugs and medical procedures, all in the name of so-called "safety" and "preventing flipper-babies.

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Is NASA Planning One-Way Spaceflights?

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Earlier in October, NASA Ames Research Center director Simon Warden mentioned a new project NASA was working with DARPA on: a <a href="http://www.kurzweilai.net/nasa-ames-worden-reveals-darpa-funded-hundred-year-starship-program">"hundred year starship," designed for colonizing other planets</a>.

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US Government Working On M.A.S.K. Technology

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The US government has big plans for the battlefield of the future and they look a sound an awful lot like an 80's toy commercial.

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Minority Report Eye Scans Nearly Ready

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DARPA-funded engineers at Southern Methodist University (SMU) have been working on Panoptes for awhile, which is a gadget that uses low-resolution sensors instead of a lens to capture a high-resolution image.

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JET FUEL? FROM MY ALGAE?

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Darpa (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) helped create the internet and satellite navigation systems, which has made my neverending quest to hunt emos at least 23% easier.


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