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Pentagon project to put game-like display on contact lenses

Using contact lenses to simply change your eye color is so passé. Using contact lenses to augment reality is where it's at. At least it is for the Pentagon, which has put out a request for information on a system to display data "not unlike information provided to players of first-person, sh...

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Let your PS3 drive you to work!

For those not in the know, there's this thing held every so often called the DARPA challenge where people modify cars to drive themselves across the land, instead of having people doing the, er, footwork. Anyway, San Diego based group Axion Racing was tired from making the cars drive themselves --...

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Pentagon wants to make a supercomputer out of a Game Boy

The new program is called STAP-BOY (space-time adaptive processing) and the goal is to turn "any Soldier, any Marine [into] an advanced sensor platform." To do this, the military is looking to take "commercial Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) hardware and software of the type currently used for fast ge...

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