The activities of users of Twitter and other social media services were recorded and analysed as part of a major project funded by the US military, in a program that covers ground similar to Facebooks controversial experiment into how to control emotions by manipulating news feeds.
Research funded directly or indirectly by the US Department of Defenses military researc
The U.S. Department of Defense will order 650,000 iOS devices to replace older BlackBerry devices that are incompatible with the new BlackBerry 10 operating system after the sequester is over, reports Electronista.
The DOD will order 120,000 iPads, 100,000 iPad minis, 200,000 iPod touches, and 210,000 various iPhones models.
DARPA it seems, is not all weird gadgets and strange robotic machines capable of doing fantastic things. DARPA also has a darker side, utilizing pre-teen gamers to test military research through video gaming.
On stage at the second-day keynote, Major General Robert Wheeler talked about the changing role of industry and enterprise as it relates to technological innovation, and how where once the military led in that department, now the vast majority of improvements are being driven by advances made in the private sector.
What is a social network? In general terms, Facebook is a network of friends and family. Twitter is a network of people/things you find interesting. And LinkedIn is a network of colleagues – to cover off a few of the big ones.
Why should the Department of Defense stay behind when the rest of the world is busy developing on the open source Linux platform? Well good news is on the horizon for all telecommuters and Linux enthusiasts. The U.S. Department of Defense launched three brand new high end, secure, Linux based distributions in a bid to help telecommuters with better protected Remote Control Software technology.