With the national debt talks moving into day whatever and Congress arguing about how best to fix the budget deficit, the bloated defense budget continues to be a touchy topic in Washington. So perhaps it’s a good thing that DARPA is moving forward with its best effort to mend the broken military procurement process by selecting Vanderbilt University to set up vehicleforge.mil, the new open-source development tool that aims to get everyone involved in designing the next generation of military machinery, a la the FLYPmode.
By Eric Adams
Posted 07.28.2005 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Directed by Rob Cohen Written by W.D. Richter Cast Josh Lucas-Lt. Ben Gannon Jessica Biel-Kara Wade Jamie Foxx-Henry Purcell Sam Shepard-Capt. George Cummings Richard Roxburgh-Keith Orbit Joe Morton-Capt. Dick Marshfield There are three reasons why filmmakers distort science and technology: 1) to make things look cooler, 2) to make a story "work," and 3) because they have no clue what they´re talking about, and they´ve chosen to ignore the advice (or pleas) of the film´s consultants.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.