Category unmanned

Rise And Kill First:  The Secret History Of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations; And, What May Come Next

Rise And Kill First:  The Secret History Of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations; And, What May Come Next   www.fortunascorner.com      Investigative journalist Ronen Bergman, is the author of a newly released book, “Rise And Kill First:  Israel’s Secret History Of Targeted Assassinations,” just published by Random House.  In addition to being an author, and investigative journalist, Mr. Bergman is […]

How China’s Cutting-Edge Drones Are Transforming The Nation

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2105798/how-chinas-cutting-edge-drones-are-transforming-nation How China’s cutting-edge drones are transforming the nation From monitoring pollution to displaying ‘fireworks’ to revolutionising farming, the sky’s the limit for these hi-tech flying machines PUBLISHED : Saturday, 12 August, 2017, 8:03pm UPDATED : Monday, 14 August, 2017, 10:50pm   A drone sprays pesticide on to a field in Jixian, northern China’s Shanxi […]

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence of Russian Doomsday Torpedo

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence of Russian Doomsday Torpedo Kanyon is designed to wipe out the enemy’s coastlines and make them unlivable for generations. By Kyle Mizokami Jan 16, 2018 724 Getty A key U.S. nuclear weapons document confirms that the Russian government is developing the most powerful nuclear weapon in more than a half century. A […]

Integrating Humans And Machines

Excerpts: Society is yet to reach the technological mastery of the robots described by Isaac Asimov and Phillip K. Dick. Nor has mankind achieved the levels of artificial intelligence shown in many films, starting with Kubrick’s masterpiece, 2001 A Space Odyssey or the cognitive augmentation described by John Scalzi in Old Man’s War. But a […]

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, And Pink Flamingoes To Watch In 2018

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, and Pink Flamingoes to Watch in 2018 mwi.usma.edu View Original December 28th, 2017 While driving along the shore of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island in September 2011, I saw them for the first time. Black Swans. My wife and I pulled over, jumped out, and spent a half […]

China’s Latest Plans To Dominate Robot, Smart Car And Railway Industries By 2020

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/2125765/chinas-latest-plans-dominate-robot-smart-car-and-railway China’s latest plans to dominate robot, smart car and railway industries by 2020 Shipbuilding, agriculture, medical devices and new materials also targeted as Beijing seeks to upgrade nation’s industrial power PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 December, 2017, 2:02pm UPDATED : Wednesday, 27 December, 2017, 11:29pm   Jane Cai China has unveiled three-year plans to increase […]

At An Air Show In China, Drones — Not Jets — Are The Stars

At an Air Show in China, Drones — Not Jets — Are the Stars The New York Times · by LAM YIK FEI · December 28, 2017 Dozens of drones waiting to perform in a light show at Hannan General Aviation Airport in Wuhan, China, in November. Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times WUHAN, China — Need […]

The Future of Conflict: Third Time Around : Global Brief – By Former Dep. CIA Dir.

The Future of Conflict: Third Time Around : Global Brief by John E. McLaughlin  globalbrief.ca The former CIA head revisits his predictions from 2009 and 2014, and projects forward to 2022 For the third time since the inaugural issue of GB in 2009, I will try to look ahead five years to estimate the future of conflict. […]

USSOCOM Offering $600K In Awards In ‘Game Of Drones,’ To Find Best Ways To Counter Adversary’s Small Drones

Military awarding $600,000 in ‘Game of Drones’ to help combat unmanned enemy aircraft Tampa Bay Times · by Howard AltmanTimes staff writerMore articles · December 19, 2017 TAMPA — Do you have a plan to defeat small drones? Do you want to win money with that idea? If you answered yes to both, then U.S. Special Operations Command […]

Next-Gen Drones: Making War Easier For Dictators & Terrorists

Next-Gen Drones: Making War Easier for Dictators & Terrorists thecipherbrief.com · by | Levi Maxey · December 12, 2017 The introduction of armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) permanently altered the modern battlefield. New technological advances in drone technology could do it again: from advanced materials that allow drones to fly, roll, run or swim in less forgiving environments, […]