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Matching Man and Machine

Computers have a big advantage over humans when it comes to processing large amounts of data accurately and quickly, according to defence giant Lockheed Martin. Unlike humans, however, computers lack the intellectual wherewithal to deduce and predict from that data an object’s behaviour and patterns. Now, engineers at Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) are using […]

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Up, up and away…

Gizmag reports on replacing highly expensive space-based satellites and aircraft mounted Airborne Warning And Control Systems (AWACS) with stationary platforms inside Earth’s atmosphere.  US defense contractor Lockheed Martin has apparently been chosen by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a US$400 million contract to to design, build, test and fly a 1:3 scale […]

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