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Top U.S. Officer: Stop This ‘Total War’ on Islam Talk

Spencer Ackerman Wired America’s top military officer condemned in the strongest possible terms a Defense Department course that taught troops to prep for a “total war” on Islam using “Hiroshima”-style tactics. “It was totally objectionable, against our values and it … Continue reading

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Director of DARPA departs Pentagon for Google, further reinforcing government ties

Madison Ruppert End the Lie Regina Dugan, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will be leaving the Pentagon’s mad scientist research agency for the corporate Big Brother known as Google. Dugan has only been at DARPA … Continue reading

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FAA told to make room for drones in U.S. skies

Bart Jansen USA Today Drones, perhaps best known for their combat missions in Afghanistan, are increasingly looking to share room in U.S. skies with passenger planes. And that’s prompting safety concerns. Right now, remote-controlled drones are mostly used in the … Continue reading

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Air Force’s Top Brain Wants a ‘Social Radar’ to ‘See Into Hearts and Minds’

Source: Wired Chief Scientists of the Air Force usually spend their time trying to figure out how to build better satellites or make jets go insanely fast. Which makes Dr. Mark Maybury, today’s chief scientist, a bit of an outlier. … Continue reading

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The man who says pensioners should leave their ’empty nest’ homes… and the £1.5m five-bedroom des res where his parents live alone

Source: Daily Mail He is  the man who believes that millions of Britain’s pensioners are, to put it bluntly, taking up too much space. Last week Angus Hanton and his Labour-backed think-tank launched a report saying that ‘empty nesters’ should … Continue reading

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Darpa Wants to Master the Science of Propaganda

Source: Wired Mark Twain once tried to distinguish between the storyteller’s art and tales that a machine could generate. He observed that stringing “incongruities and absurdities together in a wandering and sometimes purposeless way, and seem innocently unaware that they … Continue reading

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