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08-18-2012, 01:27 PM #1
Athenagoddess Member
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http://www.infowars.com/pentagon-develop...perations/

Quote:The DoD announced Tuesday that “The robotic platforms will be humanoid, consisting of two legs, a torso, two arms with hands, a sensor head and on board computing.”

DARPA’s website says that the robots will help “conduct humanitarian, disaster relief and related operations.”

“The plan identifies requirements to extend aid to victims of natural or man-made disasters and conduct evacuation operations.” reads the brief, first released in April as part of DARPA’s ‘Robotics Challenge’.

The robots will operate with “supervised autonomy”, according to DARPA, and will be able to act intelligently by themselves, making their own decisions if and when direct supervision is not possible.

The Pentagon also envisions that the robots will be able to use basic and diverse “tools”.

“The primary technical goal of the DRC is to develop ground robots capable of executing complex tasks in dangerous, degraded, human-engineered environments. Competitors in the DRC are expected to focus on robots that can use standard tools and equipment commonly available in human environments, ranging from hand tools to vehicles, with an emphasis on adaptability to tools with diverse specifications.” reads the original brief.

The robots are set to be completed by Aug. 9, 2014, according to the contract.
08-18-2012, 01:40 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Yeah DARPA is best known for their humanitarian work... damned.gif
08-18-2012, 02:57 PM #3
Octo Mother Superior
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Quote:The future of war is going to look really, really weird. The "super soldier" research that DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is working on right now is unlike anything we have ever seen before. If DARPA is successful, and if the American people don't object, the soldiers of the future will be genetically modified transhumans capable of superhuman feats. Do you want a soldier that can run faster than Usain Bolt? DARPA is working on that. Do you want a soldier that won't need food or sleep for days? DARPA is working on that? Do you want a soldier that can regrow lost limbs? DARPA is working on that. Do you want a soldier that can out lift Olympic weightlifters and that can communicate telepathically? DARPA is working on that. Americans flock to movies about superheroes and mutants, and soon they may actually have real life "superheroes" and "mutants" fighting their wars for them. But at what cost?



A recent Daily Mail article detailed many of the strange research projects that DARPA is working on right now

http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/256813.html

I read the article on Daily Mail a couple of days ago but can't seem to find it now...

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08-18-2012, 03:22 PM #4
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Quote from Octo's link:

For example, DARPA is developing helmets that would allow our soldiers to communicate telepathically ....

More recently, DARPA's Silent Talk program has been exploring mind-reading technology with devices that can pick up the electrical signals inside soldiers’ brains and send them over the internet.


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Leaves a lot of room for the enemy to intercept the telepathic messages once they steal the technology. How easy would it be to acquire that technology? Very easy.
08-18-2012, 03:27 PM #5
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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There are also robots, like Emily, that are created to aid us, but I'm sure if required Emily could be drafted into war...

08-18-2012, 03:28 PM #6
Athenagoddess Member
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Yes I read that too Octo.
08-18-2012, 04:54 PM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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(08-18-2012, 03:27 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  There are also robots, like Emily, that are created to aid us, but I'm sure if required Emily could be drafted into war...

http://youtu.be/1T8LiFrc3N8


Well there's a damn good idea! hi5.gif Until you fill it with explosives to have suicide Emilies. damned.gif


AthenaG, found that article finally. cheers.gif

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/a...ology.html



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