situational awareness

situational awareness

Collaborate.org: A global intelligence dashboard that visualizes the world's data

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Dr. Kevin Montgomery was working at NASA when he had his “A-ha” moment. During a trip to Hawaii, he visited a remote valley on the island of Kauai, accessible only by helicopter. As he stood in the wild of that pristine valley, home to a range of exotic species and endangered...
Collaborate.org: A global intelligence dashboard that visualizes the world's data

This Week In Bots: Roboplayers, Robodancers, Robowarriors, And The Delicate Ethics Of Robosex

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Would you love your Roomba more if it had rat-like whiskers? How about if it saved people's lives in post-disaster situations? Yeah, us too.RobohockeyTeaching robots to play sports is a clever way to advance the science of robotic movements, environment sensing, and artificial intellgence all in one swoop. That's because...
This Week In Bots: Roboplayers, Robodancers, Robowarriors, And The Delicate Ethics Of Robosex

Microsoft Patents the Holodeck! (Well, Almost)

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Microsoft took a step toward creating - and owning - the Star Trek holodeck this week via a patent that introduces the concept of a "peripheral display" that can project game scenes onto the walls, ceiling and floors of a room. The idea, according to patent Number 20120223885, is to...
Microsoft Patents the Holodeck! (Well, Almost)

Solera raises $20M from Intel and others for real-time network security

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Solera Networks has raised $20 million in a fourth round of funding led by Intel Capital, the investment arm of the world’s biggest chip maker. The money will finance Solera’s business of providing real-time network security using high-speed security appliances. The large funding shows that security continues to be a...
Solera raises $20M from Intel and others for real-time network security

Army Warns Of Danger Of Geotagging

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While for an ordinary civilian the automatic geotagging of your photos or check-ins might be convenient, in the military it can be a lethal mistake. In 2007, geotagged photos of a new fleet of helicopters allowed enemy forces to mortar the base and destroy several of them; it could just...
Army Warns Of Danger Of Geotagging
Motorola's futuristic police car is loaded with computers and cameras

Questions loom about Obama's cybersecurity plans

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With opposition growing to reported plans by President Obama to issue an Executive Order to bolster cybersecurity within the nation's critical infrastructure, the main question now is whether the White House will plow ahead with the idea or drop it quietly in an election year. Last week, Techdirt published...
Questions loom about Obama's cybersecurity plans

Review: DayZ turns frustrating military game into top-notch survival horror

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I lasted just over three hours on my first day in the fictional Russian state of Chernarus. I'm told this is quite good, but just leaving the beach alive was victory enough for me. I pulled free of the bloodied arms grabbing at me, but it was dumb luck...
Review: DayZ turns frustrating military game into top-notch survival horror

Apple eyes intuitive iPhone features with new 'situational awareness' tech

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Apple eyes intuitive iPhone features with new 'situational awareness' tech
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?