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A team of drones, with a human as coach. Sounds vaguely like some movie I saw...either Ender's Game or one of the Terminator movies.
CODE project seeks autonomous, collaborating drones that respond to one commander.
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Full delivery of first F-35 "capability" may come a year late.
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Terribad plane is terribad. :C
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Looks to me like the fire theory is correct, and the plane flew unpiloted until it ran out of gas.
Inmarsat analysis of other planes’ signals and paths helped determine course.
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Trying to block Twitter, the Turkish govenrment has told ISPs to change their DNS records for twitter.com to point at a government web page. Somebody didn't tell Ergodan about Google DNS, VPNs, or Tor, apparently.
Turkish ISPs use DNS redirect to try to block access to service, and fail.
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The biggest problem with LCS was that it was built for the war we just fought, not for the next one.
DoD looks for alternatives to modular ship that are less likely to be cannon fodder.
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Dead on arrival? The White House is planning to propose a new court to oversee phone data requests.
Phone companies will keep data, provided only with new court's order.
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Awesome. Too bad some jackass revealed it.
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I'm IT editor of Ars Technica. I've written a bunch of other places. You can see some of my clips here

I've been a telecommuter since 1994, and have been a blogger since 1996. I've been a smart-ass for a lot longer than that.




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Rode in an Expedition with Ice T, Richard Belzer, and Steve Gillmor once.
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DARPA wants drones that work like Ender’s Game
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CODE project seeks autonomous, collaborating drones that respond to one commander.

Littoral failure: Navy hedges bets on high-tech littoral combat ships
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DoD looks for alternatives to modular ship that are less likely to be cannon fodder.

How the NSA would get phone data under Obama administration’s new plan
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Just because phone companies keep the data doesn't mean NSA won't have broad access.

White House to propose law to end NSA bulk collection of phone data
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Phone companies will keep data, provided only with new court's order.

Malaysian airliner’s path ultimately tracked by satellite pings’ Doppler...
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Inmarsat analysis of other planes’ signals and paths helped determine course.

Freedom-schmeedum: Turkey’s government moves to “wipe out” Twitter
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Turkish ISPs use DNS redirect to try to block access to service, and fail.

Gears of war: When mechanical analog computers ruled the waves
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In some ways, the Navy's latest computers fall short of the power of 1930s tech.

How CIA snooped on Senate Intel Committee’s files
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It's easy to search someone's network when you hired the IT department.

FAA can’t regulate small RC aircraft as “drones,” judge rules
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NTSB judge strikes down $10,000 fine against man for unlicensed "commercial use."

Facebook open-sources Thrift, again, with fbthrift overhaul
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The GOP arms itself for the next “war” in the analytics arms race
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Microsoft names insider as new CEO, Gates steps down from chair
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From Linux-powered warships to robot bears, the year in Ars Tech Lab
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US changes its mind, tells FISA Court it’s cool to publish metadata rulings
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Justice Dept. drops objections against ACLU case as it faces pressure elsewhere.

TV news team falls for Facebook doppelgänger scam
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Fake profiles of Baltimore media pros spread spam links, ask friends for money.

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Spy satellite data? There’s an app for that
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DOD's geospatial agency needs developers to stock its app store.

City police bust 48 people with alleged ties to gangs
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Police have 48 people in custody who they say are responsible for much of the violence throughout the city of Baltimore.