CSI tech on the battlefield

Submitted by admin on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 23:09

Wired has a great story on the biometric tech that was likely used to ID the then dead body of bin Laden.


Drug gangs going online in the UK

Submitted by admin on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 09:14

University of Manchester research team in the UK see drug gangs evolving. Some of the key points:

  1. Graffiti tagging doesn't directly relate to local presence or spike in new members
  2. Drug gangs are not overly territorial
  3. "The view that gangs regularly fight turf wars to protect drug-dealing areas was also questioned in the report."
  4. Guns are difficult to obtain "and cost between £2,000 and £4,000"

via BBC

An ink that detects explosives and neutralizes them!

Submitted by admin on Sun, 04/03/2011 - 22:08

Now this sounds very promising...

Dynamic LCD sunglasses give SOCOM the edge

Submitted by admin on Tue, 02/01/2011 - 00:05

The Office of Naval Research is deploying some very high tech sunglasses. They use LCDs to dynamically adjust to light levels around the user. Called Fast-Tint Protective Eyewear (FTPE) it changes color in less then 0.5 seconds. Its like your fancy eyeglasses on steroids. So rather then have to stop and swap lenses or remove their eye protection, they can just keep these bad boys on the whole time.

Defeating facial recognition technology with man makeup

Submitted by admin on Sun, 12/12/2010 - 04:59

Adam Harvey wants to make man-makeup cool again. He wants to combine my three favorite things; runway models, camo face paint and technology.

face paint camo

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