Written by: William Atkins | Published in: EnergyThe U.S. new technologies agency DARPA is developing a legged robotic support soldier that can carry gear for American soldiers in military situations, and is intelligent enough to understand verbal and visual commands from humans. As the video shows, the robot has to be tough: LS3 is nicknamed AlphaDog!
Written by: David Heath | Published in: Government Tech PolicyHe didn't come out and use those words, but this morning on ABC Local Radio, Opposition leader Tony Abbott effectively announced that the NBN would be sold if the Coalition were elected to Government.
Written by: David Heath | Published in: Government Tech PolicyAs a politician, there must be something extremely satisfying about killing a news story by threatening to prosecute those who would report it. Fortunately, in the case of Stuxnet, the proverbial cat is already out of the presidential bag.
According to a group of retired military leaders, obesity problems with our youth are threatening the ability of the military to protect the United States of America. We are too fat to join the military.
Written by: David Heath | Published in: SecurityIn a protest against mooted federal data retention laws, hackers claiming to represent the international hacktivist group Anonymous defaced ten Queensland government websites over the past few days. They threaten more is to come.