DARPA

DARPA: The Pentagon’s mad scientists at work

You’ve seen the superhero movie scenario before — a mad scientist’s experiment goes terribly wrong, and he or she is transformed into an evil nemesis for the good guys to battle. That’s all science-fiction, right? Comic book stuff? We all know those wild and crazy…

US Navy upping its game to beat China

The US Navy is starting to deploy new anti-ship missiles and is improving its missile defenses in response to the challenge from China after a number of US Department of Defense-sponsored simulations showed the US would lose in a naval battle with China.  While it…

DARPA’s AlphaDogfight sim sees AI defeat F-16 pilot

US Air Force officials are saying, it wasn’t even close. In a historic test of man vs. machine, the artificial intelligence algorithm, developed by Heron Systems, swept a human F-16 pilot in a simulated dogfight 5-0 in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s AlphaDogfight Trials …

The problem of Internet domain abuse

At the dawn of what we know today as the Internet, the ARPA (US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) was the sole top-level domain – used to help transition from ARPANET to the new domain name system. Today, the remnants of this still exist as…

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