This world is one scary place! Too bad we may soon need protection from those entrusted with our care. I fear Big Brother and Crew will eventually squash us all like bugs under a shoe. The more you know about what the tyrants of the governments of this world have planned for you, the better prepared you will be.
For instance: The Brain Machine Interface (BMI).
BMI is brought to us by The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). According to DARPA it manages and directs selected basic and applied research and development projects for the DoD, and pursues research and technology where risk and payoff are both very high and where success may provide dramatic advances for traditional military roles and missions.
High on DARPA’s wish list: mind-controlled battle robots, airplanes flown by mere thought, and cyborg soldiers.
Scientists have already learned to steer a rat around a room by remote control. A rat with an electrode implanted in it’s brain! A monkey has been made to control a robotic arm. DARPA tells Duke researchers, “if a monkey can control a robotic arm with his brain, then we want soldiers to control machines of war with their thoughts.” Will they use mind control on us next?
Read an article by Carl Zimmer of Popular Science magazine. Carl says, “Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we’ll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles — using nothing but our thoughts.” Mind over Machine The above site is Carl Zimmer’s site. The original Popular Science article is here.
More about the Brain Machine Interface: The Ultimate Remote Control by Carl Zimmer.
An Excerpt: If you don’t need a cable to transmit signals from your brain, then you aren’t limited by a cable’s reach, either. You could send those signals through the Internet to a machine thousands of miles away. You could uplink them through a satellite to a rover prowling around on Mars. Consider the possibility of electrodes implanted in the language centers of the brain, wirelessly transmitting your inner voice thousands of miles away. You might choose instead to send them to someone standing nearby with electrodes implanted in his or her hearing centers. Telepathy, anyone? Or, if you take a bleaker view of the future, mind control? To read the full article click HERE
Frankensteins in the Pentagon: DARPA’s Creepy Bioengineering ProgramBy Cheryl Seal. Interestingly enough News Insider took down Cheryl Seal’s article but the above link still has a copy.
You can also read a little more about it at Space Plan at Duke on the Duke University site.
Also there is a good article at Science Daily about the Monkey Business going on at Duke. Read about it at Science Daily
The original press release from Duke on BMI research Read it at Duke’s BMI press release
DARPA already gave away $24 million to various brain-machine research efforts across the United States, the Duke group among them.BMI Research at Duke University
What they said about it: Duke University, Office of Sponsored Programs, Durham, N.C., is being awarded a $7,773,582 cost reimbursement no fee contract for research and development for Closed Loop Brain-Machine Interface for Augmenting Motor Performance in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Science Office (DSO) in the area of Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMI).
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