The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (“DARPA”) is one of the few tech programs left in the U.S. Fed Budget. This isn’t surprising. The history of technology is strongly associated with war.
So like, what are they up to?
DARPA thinks Moore’s law is moving too slow. They are funding research into new material science, new sensors, new transducers and Quantum engineered devices. Awesome! Check the details at Next Big Future.
20 years ago George Dyson advised computer companies to hire biologists to study self replicating code. He now says that physicists should be studying the big bang of the singularity. Read the Edge interview.