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Saturday, July 19, 2008

DARPA Is Looking to Create Bionic Soldiers

Next Big Future: DARPA today has a long-term, $3 billion program to help make such a “Metabolically Dominant Soldier.” In other words, the military is studying how to use technology and biology to meld man and machine and transcend the limits of the human body. Described the project director, “My measure of success is that the International Olympic Committee bans everything we do" The $3 billion program is definitely trying to achieve transhuman performance goals.

Read the whole thing. It's amazing.

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