Is it really possible to identify, and calculate the severity, of potential military treats by using algorithms and open source data? The US Navy seem to think so. Moreover, the Navy wants you – researchers, coders and other creative computer geeks – to help them write this software.
” We want to do business with educational institutions, nonprofit and for-profit organizations with ground-breaking ideas, pioneering scientific research and novel technology developments.”
It was actually the tech pros over at wired.com that put me on to the Office of Naval Research and their ongoing activities. I’ll tell you, these guys have some amazing projects underway! DNA-computers, broadband connected helmets with the ability to communicate directly with a soldiers brain, radio frequencies that can do several things at once, mathematical models (algorithms) that not only can predict human behaviour but also influence people.
It is one…
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