Annie Jacobsen: “The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA” | Talks at Google!

Journalist Annie Jacobsen visited Google's office in Cambridge, MA to discuss her book, "The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency." Read more [...]

Direct Neural Interface & DARPA – Dr. Justin Sanchez!

The fuure of mind-controlled machines might not be as far away as we might think. As director of DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, Dr. Justin Sanchez is part of a team that is looking at how to decode brain signals and use them to control robotic prosthetics. Read more [...]

The Next Software Revolution: Life! Andrew Hessel | TEDxSanFrancisco

Andrew Hessel is inviting us into his world of synthetic biology where we're moving from developing tools allowing to modify genetic codes to tools allowing us to write entire genomes. He shares how we're entering an era allowing us to program cells from scratch, how powerful it is and how important it is that we've become involved. Read more [...]


This session from DARPA's 60th anniversary symposium, D60, highlights the role of DARPA's Biological Technologies Office in defending the homeland. BTO Director Dr. Justin Sanchez presents a new biosecurity framework to address the nation's need for novel capabilities to counter bioterrorism, to deploy innovative biological countermeasures for warfighter protection, and to accelerate force readiness. In addition, Dr. Sanchez provides examples of BTO efforts within the framework, including restoration Read more [...]

Andrew McCabe: No Witch Hunt, No Exoneration I Think Was Muellers Message | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Former acting FBI chief Andrew McCabe weighs in on Robert Mueller's public comments on the Russia Investigation and what likely informed Mueller's decision to speak publicly. Read more [...]

Robert Mueller’s first statement about Russia Probe!

Special Counsel Robert Mueller gave his first remarks about his team's report into the Russia meddling into the 2016 elections. Read more [...]

Putin’s Russia: Cold War II?

Ambassador John Beyrle has held policy positions and foreign assignments with an emphasis on U.. relations with Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and the USSR since joining the state Department in 1993. Ambassador Beyrle retired from the State Department in 2012 and currently serves on the board of directors of the US-Russia Foundation. Read more [...]

Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Lessons Learned!

In September 2015, Russia intervened militarily in Syria in support of the Syrian government. Over the next 15 months, Russia bolstered the Assad government in its efforts to retake large portions of the country and targeted Assad's adversaries, often with considerable civilian cost. What has Russia learned from over a year of conflict? Read more [...]

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything ‘Forever’ – CRISPR

Designer babies, the end of diseases, genetically modified humans that never age. Outrageous things that used to be science fiction are suddenly becoming reality. The only thing we know for sure is that things will change irreversibly. Read more [...]

Stephen Kotkin – Stalin’s Propaganda and Putin’s Information Wars!

Stephen Kotkin on Stalin and Putin Intelligence. From Nathan Watson. Read more [...]