DARPA Is Building a $10 Million, Open Source, Secure Voting System
The system will be fully open source and designed with newly developed secure hardware to make the system not only impervious to certain kinds of hacking, but also allow voters to verify that their votes were recorded accurately.
Scientists Fear DARPA's 'Insect Allies' Will Attack Global Food Supply with Viruses
The US has been investing in genetic technology to help save its crops, but scientists fear that same technology could be unleashed on our enemies.
DARPA Is Researching Quantized Inertia, a Theory Many Think Is Pseudoscience
DARPA gave researchers $1.3 million to build a prototype engine that is fueled by light.
DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes
As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
The Military Reinvented the Wheel, They're Triangles Now
A new wheel that Carnegie Mellon scientists developed for DARPA adapts to its environment.
Total Information Awareness
15 Years Ago, the Military Tried to Record Whole Human Lives. It Ended Badly
Before Facebook, the military tried to make an all knowing 'cyberdiary' called LifeLog.
A New Type of Computer Could Render Many Software Hacks Obsolete
DARPA is pumping millions of dollars into a computer circuit “Rubik’s cube.”
Should Robots Have Legs? An Investigation
Arguably, for most applications we might imagine, wheels are the way to go.
'Nature' Editorial Juxtaposes FOIA Email Release With Illegal Hacking
One of science's most important publications assumes science journalists don't know how to do their jobs.
Jason Koebler & Sarah Emerson
The Pentagon Wants Drone 'Swarms' to Support Infantry
DARPA asked robot-developers for a way to let small infantry units deploy swarms of 250 or more robots in urban areas.
Trust Your Gut
Can We Turn Our Intuition Into a Real-Life Superpower?
US military scientists are trying to identify where "gut feelings" come from in an effort to create the perfect soldiers.
This DARPA Video Targeting AI Hype Is Necessary Viewing
"That's not a panda."