Category Archives: Cybertechnology

Dean Kamen rocks!

Via BlackFive: The inventor of the Segway and founder of FIRST, Dean Kamen, on the development of a robotic arm for the DoD for amputees. Amazing stuff. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Dean Kamen Colbert … Continue reading

Posted in Current Operations, Cybertechnology, Military, Robotics, Science and Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment


The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research released an omnibus report on the potential pitfalls of autonomous combat systems slated to be delpoyed by the US and other militaries in the coming decades. Among the report’s warnings is that future civilization could be threatened by an uprising of military robots against us all. […] Continue reading

Posted in Computers, Cybertechnology, Ethics, Future Military, Military, Military Technology, News, Robotics, Science and Technology, Society, Worldview Item of the Day | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Worldview Web Roundup

The Worldview Web Roundup is a periodic post of links to the news, commentary, and information I am reading right now. If you want to read more of the kinds of things found in this post check out Dennis L Hitzeman’s News Reading List. Do you have news or information you think needs to be rounded up? Email me at dlhweb1 at hitzeman dot com. Continue reading

Posted in Archeology, Biology, Computers, Cybertechnology, Iraq, Military, Nations, Networking, News, Politics, Science and Technology, World Watch, Worldview Web Roundup | Leave a comment

20070531 Science and Technology- Cyborg Engineering

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is involved with a research project intent on implanting microchips into pupal moths that will allow those moths to be controlled as biological UAVs when they have reached maturity. Such moths could then be used as advanced infiltration devices against otherwise unsuspecting enemies. Continue reading

Posted in Cybertechnology, Future Military, Military, Military Technology, Robotics, Science and Technology | 3 Comments