Tag archive for ‘DARPA’
By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Star Wars like war theater may be well upon us

If you’ve been following this site you know DARPA is tireless in funding, researching and developing the ultimate SciFi gadgets. And so Darpa’s interest in laser technology is no surprise, but their More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, March 2nd, 2012
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Last year July MIT Sloan School of Management and Cambridge Judge Business School launched in what they called the first ever worldwide time critical social mobilisation experiment. Think of this as a high-tech More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Prosthetics That Can Feel

This is great news for people who are in need, the future of humanity may depend on joining the machines to keep up or be left behind. One step closer to a cyborg future. Prosthetics that are controlled by direct More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, February 20th, 2012

The Terminator’s Vision

It has been the stuff of science fiction for decades, but the U.S. military announced it is close to developing a virtual reality contact lens to enhance soldier’ vision on the battlefield.  More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Project Avatar

In the James Cameron movie, set far in the future, human soldiers use mind control to inhabit the bodies of human alien hybrids as they carry out a war against the inhabitants of a distant world. Fantasy Scifi? More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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There is good and bad use of all computer related technologies. A GOOD USE is artificial limbs for instance that can be run by the brain. The bad use is artificial killing machines coupled with human bodies. And More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Undercover E. coli

E.coli bugs Carrying secret and coded messages behind enemy lines no longer depend on tiny skin-like microfilms or USB-cigarettes. That is, if Manuel Palacios, a chemist at Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Brain Mimicking Chip

In the public unveiling of “Phase One” of a DARPA project, IBM debuted a prototype neural networking chip, known as SyNAPSE. This chip mimics the human mind by distributing processing across an array More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Brain Stuff from IARPA

When DARPA teams up with the CIA you better believe they’re in for some serious SciFi. As apparently they are. IARPA (CIA’s DARPA) has hired BBN the company which built the first ever internet nodes More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, June 24th, 2011
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Time Critical Social Mobilisation

Think of this as a high-tech treasure hunt promises an experiment designed by two of the world’s leading business management schools to examine exactly how the internet and social networks mobilize people into More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Password Protected Genes

Last year I wrote an article questioning ‘What is Life Exactly” and argued that computer viruses in part could be considered – although not biological – living organisms. Now a new question More...

By Bartel Scheers On Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Super Sight Soldier

In Star Wars: A New Hope, Luke hops on to his landspeeder and zooms out to the dessert with his special augmented-reality binoculars — ones that give him enhanced range and detailed feedback about whatever More...