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Welcome Our New Robot Overlords

On November 12, 2010 By Andrew Ralls

The U.S. Air Force is looking for a next-generation fighter jet to replace its current F-22 Raptor. In addition to (or in lieu of) conventional weapons, the Air Force is interested in non-kinetic (lasers, electromagnetic pulse generators) weapons and and remote functionality. Remote piloting removes the greatest limitation on current jets — [...]

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Still Waiting for a DeLorean Time Machine. . .

On October 15, 2010 By Christine Hawes

When one thinks of futuristic modes of transportation, especially those portrayed in science fiction movies and TV shows, there is a decided trend in what people believe/hope personal transport will look like in the future. Our media portrayal of the future seems to predict hover cars, spaceships, and cars that can [...]

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As if Jeopardy! contestants weren’t already feeling the heat from competitors like Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, the show is now poised to add a new twist to the panel of competitors, at least temporarily. Watson, a supercomputer developed by IBM to be the world’s most advanced [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 19, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Doctor charged in connection with Michael Jackson’s death, Conrad Murray, refuses to negotiate a plea; legal team begins developing defense strategy.

Rapper Jay-Z sues David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox over name of Dominican nightclub.

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 makes it a crime [...]

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