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/SiteCollectionImages/small-arms-featured-JAN14.jpg Fresh off a failed attempt to find a new primary service rifle, the Army is set to help the Air Force replace the sidearm the U.S. military has used for three decades. http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2014/January/Pages/EffortsContinuetoReplaceArmy,AirForceSmallArms.aspx /SiteCollectionImages/cybersecurity-featured-JAN14.jpg A National Institute of Standards and Technology framework intended to help companies and organizations bolster their cybersecurity may have a big impact for small- and mid-tier defense contractors, experts said. http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/archive/2014/January/Pages/NewCyberFrameworkAimedatSmall,Mid-TierDefenseCompanies.aspx

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Historical Collection Publications The Historical Review Program, part of the CIA Information Management Services, identifies, collects and produces historically relevant collections of declassified documents. These collections, centered on a theme or event and with supporting analysis, essays, video, audio, and photographs, are showcased in a booklet and DVD that are available to the academic realm and the public. Intelligence Community History International Relations Cold War Topics Hardcopy publications are available to the public through the Government Printing Office [external link disclaimer]. 5.- How Remote Viewing And Remote Influencing Are Taught 5.- How Remote Viewing And Remote Influencing Are Taught We have seen the amount of time and money which the Soviets and the Americans have invested regarding the techniques of remote viewing and remote influencing. How are these techniques actually taught to operatives. This section of the book provides a complete guide to learning remote viewing.

Cerf's up: economic future tied to growth of ‘internet of things’ - Ireland’s communications news service One of the internet’s founding fathers Vint Cerf, who co-invented TCP/IP technology – the platform upon which the internet runs – said that by the end of the decade every person and machine on the planet could conceivably be internet-connected. This means more economic opportunities will arise for IT-skilled economies, as the cost of internet-enabling anything falls. Cerf, vice-president and chief internet evangelist at Google, who was in Dublin today to address Google staff, said he was impressed at how a country like Ireland made the right policy decisions over a number of decades to develop its ICT economy. The Spy Who Billed Me Seymour Hersh was likely counting on his reputation cutting through any obstacles that could prevent him from pulling off what is probably the last “blockbuster” of his career. And he did meet an obstacle: He is pretending to break a broken story—and he knows it. Tuesday evening on Democracy Now! Hersh tried to slide by my allegations of unethical behavior.[1] Hersh commented:

Microchip implant (human) The hand of microchip implant hobbyist Amal Graafstra, just after an operation to insert an RFID tag. The yellow coloration comes from iodine used to disinfect the hand for surgery. A human microchip implant is an identifying integrated circuit device or RFID transponder encased in silicate glass and implanted in the body of a human being. Energy Heat DARPA Seeks Non-Thermal Approaches To Thin-Film Deposition Chemistry and physics researchers wanted to develop new approaches to reactant flux, surface mobility, reaction energy, by-product removal, nucleation and other components of thin-film deposition When the Department of Defense (DoD) wants to build a jet engine, it doesn’t put a team of engineers in a hangar with a block of metal and some chisels. Jet engines are made up of individual components that are carefully assembled into a finished product that possesses the desired performance capabilities.

10 Groups That Don’t Flinch Under Fire (And, Thus, Deserve Your Support) Here at CounterPunch we get lots of calls from readers this time of year asking: where are the good groups? Where can I send a year-end check and know that the money will be well spent, not recycled into a fat executive salary or an annoying direct mail campaign? There are many such groups out there; indeed, there is a vibrant and thriving grassroots movement across a whole range of issues. Unfortunately, we can’t bring all of them to your attention. But once or twice a year we devote the pages of CounterPunch to a survey of what these organizations are up to. Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized) This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 112. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Update: Be sure to check out our latest post on infographics: Infographics Are Everywhere – Here’s How to Make Yours Go Viral. I love a good infographic!

Singularity University: meet the people who are building our future It's day one at the Singularity University: the opening address has just been delivered by a hologram. Craig Venter, who was one of the first scientists to sequence the human genome and created the first synthetic life form, is up next. And later, we will see two people, paralysed from the waist down, use robotic exoskeletons to rise up and walk. Lone Wolf Research Holds PhD in Amer­i­can Stud­ies from the Uni­ver­sity of Buf­falo, a Mas­ters in In­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary Stud­ies from Uni­ver­sity of New York at Brock­port, and a BA in Eng­lish Lit­er­a­ture. Highly trained re­searcher in the hu­man­i­ties and so­cial sci­ences spe­cial­iz­ing in con­tentious / con­tro­ver­sial post-Cold War era po­lit­i­cal cul­tures, events, cir­cum­stances and in­di­vid­u­als within the United States; do­mes­tic in­tel­li­gence and coun­ter­in­tel­li­gence op­er­a­tions; re­search method­olo­gies in 'trou­bled' fields. Has con­ducted and con­tin­ues to con­duct ex­ten­sive in­ves­ti­ga­tory, aca­d­e­mic, jour­nal­is­tic and ethno­graphic re­search using mul­ti­ple, in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary meth­ods about a wide range of his­tor­i­cal and con­tem­po­rary top­ics in­clud­ing con­tro­ver­sial events, protest cul­tures, bank rob­beries, bomb­ings, and mass shoot­ings.

Rollerphone – Concept Braclet Phone by Alexey Chugunnikov Super Sexy Roll Say hello to the Rollerphone concept! At first glance it’s merely a wrist band that projects time, much like the Alessi Concept we saw earlier, but then you realize it’s actually a phone with a retractable transparent screen at the base.

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