22. 04. 2014
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DARPA Is Developing The Ultimate Autopilot System

        Source: Fast Company One of the problems the military faces with several decades of working aircraft is that the command interfaces are all slightly different, therefore requiring them to...

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21. 04. 2014
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Mesh Networks to avoid surveillance in Tunisia funded by U.S. State Department

          Editor’s Note: Any communication network funded by U.S. State Department and USAID  is a red flag. You should be asking yourself why the State Department is beta testing...

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01. 04. 2014
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Inside the Military’s New Office for Cyborgs:Biological Technology Office

                  Source: Defense One The ability to link human brains to machines, create new life forms and build Star Trek-style disease detectors will be the focus...

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31. 03. 2014
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Night-vision contact lenses may be in your future

          Source: Military Times Here’s what you need to know: 1. What it is. Graphene is a single-atom layer of graphite. It’s the same material found in that No....

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19. 03. 2014
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DARPA’s Newest X-Plane Concepts Are All Robots

          Source: IEEE Spectrum Yesterday, DARPA announced the four companies that’ll be competing to develop a new experimental aircraft that combines the efficiency of an airplane with the versatility of a...

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13. 03. 2014
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How U.S. Military Funded Researchers Built A 3-D Invisibility Cloak For Sound

            Source: Fast Company Technology for an invisibility cloak hasn’t yet been perfected, but researchers at Duke University have just invented what they’re calling the world’s first “3-D...

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25. 02. 2014
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DARPA seeks to automate battlefield decision aids

Source: GCN Today’s battlefield commanders have a spectrum of flexible and powerful tools, including manned and unmanned platforms, weapons, sensors and electronic warfare systems that interact over robust satellite and tactical communications links....

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24. 02. 2014
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Google Glass for the Battlefield

Source: Wired Walking around Silicon Valley with an augmented reality display on your face makes you a glasshole. On the battlefield, though, similar technology will soon turn U.S. soldiers into a lethal cross...

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22. 02. 2014
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WELCOME TO ALGORITHMIC PRISON

  Source: NextGov Corporations and government are using information about us in a new – and newly insidious – way. Employing massive data files, much of the information taken from the Internet, they...

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11. 02. 2014
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DARPA’s hot for futuristic helicopter-like delivery drones

Source: CNET In hard-to-reach warzones, it can be near impossible to get supplies to ground soldiers or conduct rescue missions without coming under enemy fire or landing in minefields. Given these logistical issues,...

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03. 02. 2014
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Transhumanism and War

Source: Institute for ethics &emerging technologies Throughout the transhumanist movement there is a strong belief, that transhuman technology will eventually end all wars and poverty. On the other hand there is a very...

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23. 01. 2014
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U.S. GAS, OIL COMPANIES TARGETED IN ESPIONAGE CAMPAIGNS

Source: Threat Post American gas and oil companies have been targeted by a hacking group with ties to the Russian Federation for close to 18 months, a new research report indicates. The attackers...

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22. 01. 2014
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Army looks to virtual training, shared intell amid budget cuts

Source: FCW Amid stagnant budgets and declining force size, Army leaders routinely stress the need to maintain readiness. Finite funding has placed a greater emphasis on simulation, virtual environments and shared platforms for...

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21. 01. 2014
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ARF:Russia’s Weapons Research Agency Strives To Rival U.S. Counterpart

Source: Moscow times The Russian counterpart to the U.S. DARPA military research agency has outlined several promising high-end defense projects for an armed forces currently receiving a massive influx of state investment. President Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting on high-precision...

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15. 01. 2014
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Mathematics of cyberwarfare

Source: PC Who says math won’t help you in the real world? Researchers at the University of Michigan believe they have calculated the optimum time for a cyber attack. The model, from student...

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31. 12. 2013
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Strategic Chessboard: U.S.-Myanmar rapprochement to ‘hedge’ China

Strategic Chessboard: U.S.-Myanmar rapprochement to ‘hedge’ China

Source: Turkish Weekly Emre Tunç Sakaoğlu The United States, in accordance with an overall shift in its foreign policy due to the Obama administration’s “pivot to Asia”, initiated an engagement process with pragmatic...

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02. 12. 2013
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Electronic Warfare: Scientist-developed malware covertly jumps air gaps using inaudible sound

Electronic Warfare: Scientist-developed malware covertly jumps air gaps using inaudible sound

Source: Ars Technica Computer scientists have developed a malware prototype that uses inaudible audio signals to communicate, a capability that allows the malware to covertly transmit keystrokes and other sensitive data even when...

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10. 10. 2013
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Exposed: the invisible conflict being waged by the world’s superpowers

Exposed: the invisible conflict being waged by the world’s superpowers

Source: Tech Radar The next world war will be online, and the consequences will be very real In the long Cold War between NATO and the Warsaw Pact, espionage was rife. Security services...

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09. 10. 2013
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The Next Step For U.S. Special Forces: Cybernetic Exoskeletons

The Next Step For U.S. Special Forces: Cybernetic Exoskeletons

Source: Fast Company The military’s elite special forces will be getting a sneak peek at our future of wearable computing and omnipresent sensors in the most direct way possible: Cybernetic exoskeletons with liquid...

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24. 09. 2013
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Computer simulations reveal war drove the rise of civilisations

Computer simulations reveal war drove the rise of civilisations

Source: The Conversation According to British historian Arnold Toynbee, “History is just one damned thing after another.” Or is it? That is the question Peter Turchin of the University of Connecticut in Storrs...

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22. 09. 2013
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The Congo Mines That Supply ‘Conflict Minerals’ For The World’s Gadgets

The Congo Mines That Supply ‘Conflict Minerals’ For The World’s Gadgets

Source: Gizmodo Most people who own a smartphone — or a laptop, or a new car — aren’t familiar with tantalum, the rare, blue-grey metal that conducts electricity through these devices. But thanks...

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22. 09. 2013
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Wargame Predicts Army Loses High Tech Edge

Wargame Predicts Army Loses High Tech Edge

Source: Breaking Defense ARMY WAR COLLEGE: A massive wargame held here this week to explore the “Deep Future” of warfare in the 2030s demonstrated a stark truth — one that Clausewitz enumerated in...

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10. 09. 2013
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Stealth coating based on squid skin could make soldiers invisible to night vision

Stealth coating based on squid skin could make soldiers invisible to night vision

Source: Telegraph Most camouflage materials used to disguise soldiers and vehicles during the day show up easily when viewed through night vision goggles and infrared cameras. This is because leaves and other foliage...

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21. 08. 2013
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NSA Spying Gets Even Creepier With Facial Recognition Software

NSA Spying Gets Even Creepier With Facial Recognition Software

Source: Policy Mic The Department of Homeland Security is developing new technology that would allow it to scan people’s faces and identify them in a crowd. The Biometric Optic Surveillance System (BOSS), has...

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21. 08. 2013
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Israeli Army Unit 8200 – little difference between tracking consumers and tracking terrorists.

Israeli Army Unit 8200 – little difference between tracking consumers and tracking terrorists.

Source: jewish business news If you want to make it as a tech entrepreneur, enlist in the Israeli Defense Force and aim for Unit 8200. Unit 8200 runs Israel’s tech intel unit, it...

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20. 08. 2013
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Russia Setting up Cyber Warfare Unit Under Military

Russia Setting up Cyber Warfare Unit Under Military

Source: IBTimes Russia is beefing up its cyber security by creating a separate cyber warfare wing under the military. The army perceives that the internet could become the new theatre of war, says...

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18. 08. 2013
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Canadian Forces test stealth snowmobile for covert Arctic ops

Canadian Forces test stealth snowmobile for covert Arctic ops

Source: The Spec The Canadian military has been secretly test-driving a $620,000 stealth snowmobile in its quest to quietly whisk troops on clandestine operations in the Arctic. The Canadian Press has learned that...

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08. 07. 2013
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DRDO:Unmanned technology will be the focus of future warfare

DRDO:Unmanned technology will be the focus of future warfare

Source: ET Future warfare scenario requires multiple functionality unmannedtechnology with human intelligence interface and ability to coordinate multiple systems in consonance, DRDO Director General Avinash Chander said here today. Space, cyber space and asymmetric dimensions of warfare are assuming greater importance...

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03. 07. 2013
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How Military Counterinsurgency Software Is Being Adapted To Tackle Gang Violence in Mainland USA

How Military Counterinsurgency Software Is Being Adapted To Tackle Gang Violence in Mainland USA

Source: MIT Technology Review Analysts believe that insurgents in Afghanistan form similar networks to street gangs in the US. So the software for analysing these networks abroad ought to work just as well...

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