Darpa articles

IBM develops a new 'brain-inspired' computer chip

Researchers at IBM and Cornell University have developed a new computer chip that uses minimal power to perform real-time complex calculations. Dubbed TrueNorth, the chip is based on the design of the human brain.

Google buys robotics design company Boston Dynamics

Google on Friday announced that they've acquired the robotic engineering company Boston Dynamics. The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company creates "machines that walk with an uncanny sense of balance and even — cheetahlike — run faster than the fastest humans.", The New…

DARPA will use decoy documents to catch leaks

The U.S. Department of Defense plans to discourage would-be document leakers by planting false documents, but there is a twist. These decoy documents, as they are described, sound sophisticated. The files employ a security feature which...

DARPA asks gamers to test submarine-tracking simulator

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the branch of the US Department of Defense responsible for the development of new military technology, wants gamers to test its submarine-tracking simulator. If you think you can best an enemy submarine commander…