The U.S. military creates tech to control drones with thoughts

The legendary DARPA tests technology that lets soldiers control drones with their minds.

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  • Military researchers have been testing implants that allow the operator to control drones with thoughts.
  • The tech translates thinking into code.
  • More development is necessary.
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South Korea will use "drone-catching drones" to defend the Winter Olympics

South Korean officials say with confidence that this will be the safest Olympics on record.

South Koreans are optimistic about the Olympics. Luckily this year, North and South Korea are enjoying another thawing period in their relationship, and will even be cooperating in certain respects during the Games. But since this is an event for the world stage, it isn’t just North Korea that Seoul has to worry about.

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How a Former Google Lab Plans to Disrupt the Ownership Economy

The 'Project Wing' drone system is going to change life as we know it—and inadvertently fix all your storage problems. \r\n

If the future, your buffalo chicken wings will fly to you. Drone delivery is going to bring so much more than food, however; these aeronautical robots will, in time, herald the end of private ownership in favor of a sharing economy. And thus, Astro Teller explains why your next home will need a drone landing pad.

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What if Terrorists Got Their Hands on Explosives and a Drone?

There is software that can track drones in open areas, but none that can do so in tight-knit, urban ones. 

 

Is it just a delivery drone or is it carrying a bomb?

Imagine if you will a terrorist cell getting their hands on a drone, or a number of them, and some explosives. No, this is not an episode of 24. The military calls drones unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and they are worried about them. While planes and helicopters are large enough to recognize easily on radar, drones, being smaller, can be mistaken for birds.

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