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DARPA Introduces the "Space Plane Program" - a video report

DARPA has a new plan for planes in space. They’ve launched a program designed to make getting out of the atmosphere easier. It’s called the “Space Plane Program”.  73 more words

Space Exploration

There's A 34% Chance I'm Not Human

What if your social IQ as measured by followers, re-posts, and retweets is bogus? “Social Bots” are non-human poseurs that follow, tweet, retweet, and siphon social bitstreams to game the ad-revenue system. 105 more words

Robots

AT&T, IBM Research and ACS create faster way to distribute bandwidth in the cloud — Tech News and Analysis

Summary:The new SDN prototype, developed as part of the U.S. Government’s DARPA CORONET program, is basically a powerful resource management system that can coordinate data flow and hand out more bandwidth when needed. 21 more words

Articles

10 Innovative Ways We’re Harnessing the Power of Nature

At the rate we’re chugging along, major fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas are expected to run out in about 75 years. Since we’re pretty much completely dependent on fossil fuels for daily life, that puts a lot of pressure on researchers to develop new, sustainable ways of producing energy. 1,214 more words

Our World

10 More Reasons To Be Terrified Of Robots

We’ve already seen how robots are going to enslave and kill the entire human race, but let’s go ahead and drive the final nail into that coffin. 1,913 more words

Technology