Wow. And, I was downloading two Unix ISOs while conducting the test. 1098516931.png (300×135). UPDATE: The latency (ping value) is ridiculous. My WLAN connections are often less responsive. I guess this is a perk from sharing a pipe with GameTrailers.
That’s not good. The U.S. official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said when Secretary Gates asked about the test during a meeting with President Hu Tuesday afternoon, “it was clear that none of the civilians in the room had been informed.” All we can do is hope there isn’t some vast communist conspiracy to… Read More Chinese Leaders Surprised by Fighter Test During Gates Visit
You’re forty miles behind enemy lines, smack dab in the middle of World War III. Yes, that’s actually a line from the movie. The iconography of John Milius’ 1984 alternate reality classic Red Dawn – a.k.a. the first movie ever given the MPAA’s PG-13 rating – is some of the most powerful visual imagery of any… Read More The Iconography of John Milius’ Red Dawn, Volume I
Forbidden deliciousness. On Tuesday the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) tested a new design, the HTV-2. The HTV-2 is classified as a hypersonic glider. To get it up to its extreme target speed of Mach 20, it is first launched to the edge of space aboard a Minotaur IV Lite solid fuel rocket. via… Read More DARPA Tests Sub-Orbital Candy Corn
The 29-foot-long, 15-foot-wide Orbital Test Vehicle arrived in Cape Canaveral, Fla., last month according to the Air Force. The OTV spaceplane was built at a Boeing Phantom Works facility in Southern California. via SPACE.com — Secret Military Space Plane Primed For Test Launch.
Artificial intelligence and machine vision experts at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., are asking industry to develop machine visual intelligence, which would enable machines to recognize not only objects, but also actions and how actions influence objects. via Artificial intelligence and machine vision for unmanned vehicle smart cameras is… Read More Artificial intelligence and machine vision for unmanned vehicle smart cameras is aim of DARPA Mind’s Eye program – Military & Aerospace Electronics
“Form of — an aircraft carrier!” US Navy plans self-building floating fortresses • The Register.