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by Diogenes
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

Is Gen. Selva Right About the Dangers of Killer Robots Unleashed on Humanity? https://static.pjmedia.com/lifestyle/user-content/36/files/2017/07/GettyImages-672151727.sized-770x415xc.jpg During testimony before the Senate on Tuesday, Air Force General Paul Selva, the second-highest ranking officer ...
by Diogenes
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

A friend had a belt attached device that emits sound at the frequency of dragon fly wings to keep mosquitoes away, and it apparently worked pretty well for him. Having real dragonflys, of course, is better since they actively hunt the mosquitoes. If that works, that might be a pretty cheap and effe...
by Diogenes
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

Rotating 3D camera's for example. Interesting idea, or even a LIDAR. Might be overwhelming regarding false positives, may need some tuning / filtering work. Might be some ways of improving mosquito reflectivity by using light sources of different wavelengths. There are different designs of 3d camer...
by Diogenes
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosquito_laser Some good links in the article for source material. The "Photonic Fence". Basically put up an IR light source and wait for something to block the light. Not as clever as I would like to see. Okay on the initial trigger, however the selective ta...
by Diogenes
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

ladajo wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosquito_laser

Some good links in the article for source material.



The "Photonic Fence". Basically put up an IR light source and wait for something to block the light.


Not as clever as I would like to see.
by Diogenes
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

Some clever fellows I know of made a mosquito defense grid using laser. Yep ,you sat on you pouch and it zapped the pesky little buggers Don't know what ever happened to that project, last I heard they were looking for venture capital I've read articles on people doing this, and it is something I h...
by Diogenes
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

Alexa calls cops on man allegedly beating his girlfriend http://a57.foxnews.com/images.foxnews.com/content/fox-news/tech/2017/07/10/alexa-calls-cops-on-man-allegedly-beating-his-girlfriend/_jcr_content/par/featured_image/media-0.img.jpg/876/493/1499715490235.jpg?ve=1&tl=1 “The unexpected use of...
by Diogenes
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

The Coming Laser Wars? http://nationalinterest.org/files/styles/main_image_on_posts/public/main_images/rtsux9p.jpg?itok=SyvLi9oT Most importantly, lasers could be very cheap. Contemporary missile-defense systems, such as Israel’s Iron Dome or the United States’ GMD antiballistic missile system, are...
by Diogenes
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

The next iteration will be an air to air anti-drone model... The battlefield is about to become a very lethal place for human beings, regardless of which side they are on. What about counter-measures to the drones? Say non-nuclear emp pulse weapons: Drones are cheap. Em hardened will come. The Unit...
by Diogenes
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

ladajo wrote:What is really scary, is how good the U.S. is in linking it all together...



Yes. Quite.
by Diogenes
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

ladajo wrote:The next iteration will be an air to air anti-drone model...




The battlefield is about to become a very lethal place for human beings, regardless of which side they are on.
by Diogenes
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

Stabilized Drone with machine gun and grenade launcher https://www.nextbigfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/652c4150feca5cee636dc676cf6f327a-730x430.png?x71037 It is a fully robotic weaponry system to an airborne platform. TIKAD, which is a proprietary development of Duke, uses the delivery of ...
by Diogenes
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crime and Punishment: Oklahoma (& Texas) style!
Replies: 789
Views: 55230

Re: Crime and Punishment: Oklahoma (& Texas) style!

hanelyp wrote:Ginsburg looks like a walking corpse ...




I'm seeing rumors that she is going to resign. Same thing with Kennedy.
by Diogenes
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crime and Punishment: Oklahoma (& Texas) style!
Replies: 789
Views: 55230

Re: Crime and Punishment: Oklahoma (& Texas) style!

Nominating Thomas is about the only good thing the HW Administration ever did.


Gorsuch is looking decent so far. Getting rid of Kennedy will help, but things will really be improved when we get rid of the other kooks on the court.
by Diogenes
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Skynet is coming.
Replies: 676
Views: 66050

Re: Skynet is coming.

China launches record-breaking UAV swarm http://www.janes.com/images/assets/624/71624/1704251_-_main.jpg The China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) claims to have set a new record for the number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying in a swarm, the state-owned Xinhua news agency ...

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