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Rock-Paper-Battlefield Dominance

This Japanese robot can win the game rock-paper-scissors 100% of the time. Humans might protest that the robot cheats: it reads the signals that indicate what its opponent is going to do, then plays a winning countermove in the intervening ...

Underwater Drone Swarms

Image: FutureAtlas.com (usable with credit)As the future part owner of $347 billion in nuclear missile submarines, I had to wonder about the implications of this little autonomous underwater drone a science expo last week. The scientist who used it ...

Iron Man and Real Battle Suits

The powered armored battlesuit is a staple of science fiction, and is getting increasing attention from real militaries. They are the future of warfare in Friedman’s The Next 100 Years. But how close are they to reality? The science fiction ...