Military

Meet Atlas: Boston Dynamics Humanoid Robot Walks, Finds Objects Autonomously – VIDEO

WTF News Meet Atlas, the recently updated humanoid robot which can now operate autonomously. It can find and pick up objects by itself. Welcome to the robot "revolution", don't make the robots upset. BOSTON DYNAMICS A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is electrically…
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DARPA develops “Terminator” vision implant, plugs directly into a person’s DNA, visual cortex

For now, the technology is in “crude” form undergoing R&D through animal testing, specifically with the neural connections of a zebrafish. In the longer term, DARPA researchers (the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) believes the gene modifying optical technology will be able to restore vision to the blind and…
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Secret Justice Dept. Interceptor Flights Scoop Up Cell Data From U.S. Cities

The Daily Sheeple Remember when President Obama told Jay Leno (and the world) with a smiling face that “there is no spying on Americans”? Not only was that untrue, but it is now clear that it was blatantly false on so very many levels. The cell phone interceptor scandal has…
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Google Demonstrates Self-Driving Car, Brought to You by DARPA

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel Google X Lab (GXL) invited the press to take a look at their latest self-driving cars (SDCs) with demonstrations to show journalists how these cars can navigate city streets, avoid pedestrians and cyclists, and follow instructions to get to a pre-programed destination. The SDC available…
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Biotech

DARPA Launches Biological Technologies Office

DARPA New technology office will merge biology, engineering, and computer science to harness the power of natural systems for national security  “Biology is nature’s ultimate innovator, and any agency that hangs its hat on innovation would be foolish not to look to this master of networked complexity for inspiration and…
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Google Picks Motorola Clean: 22,000 Patents, Advanced Technology & Projects Group Run By DARPA Head

| WTF News | Google has confirmed the suspicions of many watching to see what parts of Motorola they'd keep after the acquisition. "22,000 patents" @bsurveillance guest on likely motive for @google's @motorola acquistion. Now @DARPA unit? #google ; (@WTFRLY) February 1, 2014 Wired On Wednesday, the web giant announced…
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Google’s racing robots give Amazon’s drones a run for their money

FT By Tim Bradshaw Google has snapped up the creator of the world’s fastest running robot and other eerily realistic animal-like machines supplied to the US military. The internet company’s acquisition of Boston Dynamics is latest in a string of robotics acquisitions in a mysterious initiative led by former Android…
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INTERNATIONAL

Google Buys Frequent DARPA Contractor Boston Dynamics, Releases News Late Friday To Avoid Coverage

| WTF News | One of the most dishonest companies on the planet, that happens to control the internet's ability to function at large, revealed Friday at the usual time news is released to avoid peak coverage, that it had acquired DARPA contractor Boston Dynamics which specializes in robots of…
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Darpa’s Giant Folding Spy Satellite Will Dwarf All Other Space Telescopes

Wired BY ALLEN MCDUFFEE Spying could become much easier if a new lightweight, folding satellite concept gets off the ground. Darpa, the military’s futuristic research agency, says it has plans to “break the glass ceiling” of space telescopes by shooting a new design into orbit that’s made of plastic and…
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The U.S. Military Is Creating Iron Men, Super Soldiers And Terminator Robots To Fight Future Wars

The Truth Wins by Michael Snyder The wars of the future are very likely going to resemble many of the science fiction movies that we are watching right ;  The military is in a global race to create the “technologies of the future”, and some of the things that they…
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Boston Dynamics Releases Its WildCat Robot

Activist Post The military-industrial complex continues to pour money into robots that can serve the battlefield and beyond. Here are some of the current favorites. ATLAS humanoid robot, which just received a new update. Sand Flea jumping robot Robobee - pollinator/surveillance Cryo - robot jellyfish to patrol the oceans Big Dog -…
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DARPA looking to create undersea drones named after a sea monster

Daily Caller by Josh Peterson As a response to budget cuts affecting the military, a agency is proposing that the Navy consider adding seaborne drones to its arsenal to deal with threats in international waters. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to develop an undersea network of drones…
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DARPA Wants Portable Brain Recorders “In Every Classroom in America”

Get Mind Smart When DARPA issues a solicitation, they are looking for researchers who can develop the particular ability the solicitation calls for. Researchers respond with their ideas, and DARPA awards funding to the most promising proposals. A very creepy solicitation (SB131-002) has now been released, which calls for a…
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The US government is bankrolling the engineering of humans

Jon Rappoport by Jon Rappoport If you still remember a piece of paper called the US Constitution, you might wonder under what section of that document the government is permitted to alter the human species. A current Pentagon plan to create a biological platform inside the human body, using it…
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DARPA wants computers that fuse with higher human brain function

Network World by Michael Cooney In the never-ending quest to get computers to process, really understand and actually reason, scientists at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency want to look more deeply into how computers can mimic a key portion of our brain. The military's advanced research group recently put out…
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DARPA Hackers Show How Cars Can Be Remotely Controlled

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel Hackers Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller have demonstrated from the backseat of a Toyota Prius that all you need is a Macbook and a USB cable in order to hack into a computer-controlled car. Valasek is the director of security intelligence for IOActive and Miller…
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Ape-Like Robot Enters DARPA Disaster Scenario Challenge

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel As part of the Robotics Challenge sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) the RoboSimian, which is still under construction, is being touted as the winner of the competition because of its design. RoboSimian will be able to walk on its four hands,…
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Meet Atlas: DARPA Unveils Humanoid Terminator-Like Robot

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have unveiled Atlas, a humanoid robot that stands over 6 feet tall and weighs 290 pounds, being called “one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built.” Atlas was created by Boston Dynamics, INC, (BD) with funding from…
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NGO Warns Against DARPA Development of Autonomous Synthetic Soldiers

Occupy Corporatism by Susan Posel The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a report entitled “Losing Humanity: The Case Against Killer Robots” which warns that autonomous synthetic armed forces lack conscious empathy that human soldiers have and could perform lethal missions without provocation. Autonomous synthetic robots used as weapons cannot…
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Pentagon to Build Robots With ‘Real’ Brains

Infowars A Pentagon-funded team of scientists have constructed a machine that functions like a human brain and would enable robots to think independently and act autonomously. Image: YouTube Researchers for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) have created a device that “looks and ‘thinks’ like a human brain,” James K.…
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DARPA Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves

Wired The Pentagon’s blue-sky research agency is readying a nearly four-year project to boost artificial intelligence systems by building machines that can teach themselves — while making it easier for ordinary schlubs like us to build them, too. When Darpa talks about artificial intelligence, it’s not talking about modeling computers…
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DARPA developing electro-optics to detect and track human targets with 3-D imaging

Military Aerospace Government electro-optical sensor researchers will brief industry this week on an advanced initiative to develop fundamentally new avionics and vetronics 3-D electro-optical sensors for target identification and tracking. Scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., will host a technical overview and proposer’s day…
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DARPA Shows Off 1.8-gigapixel Surveillance Drone, Can Spot A Terrorist from 20,000 Feet

DARPA and the US Army have taken the wraps off ARGUS-IS, a video surveillance platform that can resolve details as small as six inches from an altitude of 20,000 feet (6km), ExtremeTech reports. ARGUS is by far the highest-resolution surveillance platform in the world, and probably the highest-resolution camera in…
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Military Must Prep Now for ‘Mutant’ Future, Researchers Warn

Wired BY DAVID AXE Lockheed Martin tests its Human Universal Load Carrier exoskeleton. Photo: Lockheed Martin The military is already using, or fast developing, a wide range of technologies meant to give troops what California Polytechnic State University researcher Patrick Lin calls “mutant powers.” Greater strength and endurance. Superior cognition. Better…
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Next-gen US drone: now equipped with ‘death ray’ laser

Blacklisted News The next generation of military drones, unveiled by a leading US manufacturer, will not just carry a limited supply of rockets – but will likely be fitted with an ultra-light laser, capable of repeatedly destroying objects at the speed of light. “It would give us an unlimited magazine,”…
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The DARPA Vacuum

Land Destroyer A conscious, pragmatic movement, as well informed as it is technically competent, pursuing advanced localism, post-scarcity and the reduction of disparity, elitism, insidiously imposed social engineering, and economic interdependency, has little to fear as it moves forward. However, as the paradigm-shift exists now - there lacks any clear…
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New Documents Show Military Is Flying Drones Throughout US

Infowars by Steve Watson DARPA flying Reaper drones that surveil entire cities in real time Thousands of pages of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) documents released under the Freedom Of Information Act highlight that the military is extensively flying surveillance drones in non-restricted skies throughout the country. The records, released by…
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DARPA Sponsored Company Unveils Drones That Can Fly Through Doors And Windows

Infowars by Steve Watson Tiny craft could be deployed by police into buildings, homes A company that uses underlying technology sponsored by DAPRA, the military’s tech research arm, has developed a drone that can can fly through doors and windows and relay back high resolution surveillance video indefinitely and without…
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DARPA seeking surveillance technology to predict future behavior

HSN DARPA has teamed up with scientists from Carnegie Mellon University to create an artificial intelligence system that can watch and predict what a person will “likely” do in the future, using specially programmed software designed to analyze various real-time video surveillance feeds; the system can automatically identify and notify…
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DARPA Sponsors Surveillance Technology to Predict Future Behavior

Joe Wolverton, II, New American The dizzying speed of the growth of the surveillance state and the increasing sophistication of the tools used to build it are paid for in large measure by funds doled out by the Army’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). At The New American we…
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New DARPA Smart Drones Use “Brains” To Dodge Obstacles

Infowars by Steve Watson Autonomous craft can fly around trees, poles and fences Those pesky terrorists, always jumping over fences and running off into the trees. Exactly how is the Pentagon going to track their every move when they are so adept at such feats? The answer may come in…
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DARPA wants to equip soldiers with Android phones for ‘Predator vision’

RT AFP Photo / Mike Melson US soldiers may soon be equipped with helmet-mounted cameras that give them infrared and high definition vision, which they can view on their Android smartphones. This new “Predator vision” would help soldiers in darkness, smoke and combat. The new technology has been developed by…
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Propaganda 101: Pentagon To Debut Most Expensive Weapons Program Ever In New Superman Film

Info Wars The pentagon has reportedly “chosen” the Hollywood re-boot of Superman to introduce the world to the most expensive weapons program in human history, the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet plane. The new stealth jet will appear in Man of Steel, the latest regurgi… ahem excuse me, “re-imagined” Superman adaptation…
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Army Plots New Infrared ‘Obscurants’ to Thicken the Fog of War

Wired An AC-130U gunship fires flares to emit masses of infrared and confuse heat seeking missiles. Other techniques involve hiding infrared rays all together Photo: Simon Poter /Flickr Now you see me, now you don’t. From the simplicity of a camouflaged uniform to the complexity of a real-life invisibility cloak,…
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DARPA Combines Human Brains And 120-Megapixel Cameras To Create The Ultimate Military Threat Detection System

ExtremeTech By Sebastian Anthony September 19, 2012 After more than four years of research, DARPA has created a system that successfully combines soldiers, EEG brainwave scanners, 120-megapixel cameras, and multiple computers running cognitive visual processing algorithms into a cybernetic hivemind. Called the Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System (CT2WS), it will…
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DARPA Continues Human Experiments To Create Military Super Soldiers

Occupy Corporatism Susanne Posel September 25, 2012 The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has a $2 billion yearly budget for research into creating a super solider as well as developing a synthetic police force. Working with the human genome, DARPA hopes to manipulate certain gene expressions. In experimentation, DARPA…
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DARPA Creates Shape-shifting Robot With Color Changing Capabilities

August 18, 2012 Scientists in the United States on Thursday said they had devised a soft-bodied robot, inspired by the squid and octopus, which can crawl, camouflage itself and hide from infrared cameras. The robot, developed in conjunction with the Department of Defense, is a soft-bodied robot that can camouflage…
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Pentagon Developing Autonomous Humanoid Robots To “Perform Evacuation Operations”

InfoWar The Department of Defense has awarded a lucrative contract to an engineering and robotics design company to develop and build humanoid robots that can act intelligently without supervision. Boston Dynamics Inc. has been contracted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the agency responsible for the development of…
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U.S. Super Soldiers Of The Future Will Be Genetically Modified Transhumans Capable Of Superhuman Feats

The American Dream Michael Snyder The future of war is going to look really, really ; The “super soldier” research that DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is working on right now is unlike anything we have ever seen ; If DARPA is successful, and if the American people don’t…
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