Darpa Wants You to Transcribe, and Instantly Recall, All of Your Conversations

The Pentagon’s blue-sky researchers are funding a project that uses crowdsourcing to improve how machines analyze our speech. Even more radical: Darpa wants to make systems so accurate, you’ll be able to easily record, transcribe and recall all the conversations…

The Pentagon’s blue-sky researchers are funding a project that uses crowdsourcing to improve how machines analyze our speech. Even more radical: Darpa wants to make systems so accurate, you’ll be able to easily record, transcribe and recall all the conversations you ever have.

Analyzing speech and improving speech-to-text machines has been a hobby horse for Darpa in recent years. But this takes it a step further, in exploring the ways crowdsourcing can make it possible for our speech to be recorded and stored forever. But it’s not just about better recordings of what you say. It’ll lead to more recorded conversations, quickly transcribed and then stored in perpetuity — like a Twitter feed or e-mail archive for everyday speech. Imagine living in a world where every errant utterance you make is preserved forever.

University of Texas computer scientist Matt Lease has studied crowdsourcing for years, including for an earlier Darpa project called Effective Affordable Reusable Speech-to-text, or EARS, which sought to boost the accuracy of automated transcription machines. His work has also attracted enough attention for Darpa to award him a $300,000 award over two years to study the new project, called “Blending Crowdsourcing with Automation for Fast, Cheap, and Accurate Analysis of Spontaneous Speech.” The project envisions a world that is both radically transparent and a little freaky.
The idea is that business meetings or even conversations with your friends and family could be stored in archives and easily searched. The stored recordings could be held in servers, owned either by individuals or their employers. Lease is still playing with the idea — one with huge implications for how we interact.
“In their call, what [Darpa] really talked about were different areas of science where they would like to see advancements in certain problems that they see,” Lease told Danger Room at his Austin office. “So I responded talking about what I saw as this very big both need and opportunity to really make conversational speech more accessible, more part of our permanent record instead of being so ephemeral, and really trying to imagine what this world would look like if we really could capture all these conversations and make use of them effectively going forward.”
How? The answer, Lease says, is in widespread use of recording technologies like smartphones, cameras and audio recorders — a kind of “democratizing force of everyday people recording and sharing their daily lives and experiences through their conversations.” But the trick to making the concept functional and searchable, says Lease, is blending automated voice analysis machines with large numbers of human analysts through crowdsourcing. That could be through involving people “strategically,” to clean up transcripts where machines made a mistake. Darpa’s older EARS project relied entirely on automation, which has its drawbacks.
“Like other AI, it can only go so far, which is based on what the state-of-the-art methodology can do,” Lease says. “So what was exciting to me is thinking about going back to some of that work and now taking advantage of crowdsourcing and applying that into the mix.”
Crowdsourcing is all about harnessing distributed networks of people — crowds — to do tasks better and more efficiently than individuals or machines. Recently, that’s meant harnessing large numbers of people to build digital maps, raising funds for a film project at Kickstarter, or doing odd-jobs at Amazon Mechanical Turk — one system being studied as part of the project. Darpa has also taken an interest in crowdsourcing as a way to analyze vast volumes of intelligence data, and Darpa’s sibling in the intelligence community, Iarpa, has researched crowdsourcing as a way to find the best intelligence predictions.
But a few problems have to be overcome before crowdsourcing can be used to analyze speech. According to Lease, both crowdsourcing and automated systems for analyzing and transcribing speech are — by themselves — pretty weak. Audio transcripts written by humans are very accurate, but they take time to produce, and the labor is too expensive when applied on a large enough scale.
Meanwhile, automated systems are not very accurate, and require humans to copy-edit the result: adding missing punctuation marks, capitalization, and correcting for verbal disfluencies — those little noises we make when filling gaps in our speech, like “um” or “ah.” We don’t always finish our words when we talk. (But our brains are really good at not noticing it.) We change phrases mid-thought, or mistakenly begin a sentence by saying one word, only to quickly correct ourselves by switching to another word. Background noise — which has plagued voice recognition machines — can also interfere with the quality. All in all, this kind of conversational, casual speech plays havoc with our automated machines, the result being a sort of unintelligible word salad.
“There’s a linguistic sense in that conversational speech is quite different than text,” Lease says. “So we really need to think about how we make this form of our language, which is so natural to us in speech, something that is accessible to us when it’s written down, in a way that it may not naturally be.”
It also raises some thorny legal and social questions about privacy. For one, there is an issue with “respecting the privacy rights of multiple people involved,” Lease says. One solution, for a business conference that’s storing and transcribing everything said by the participants, could be a mutual agreement between all parties. He adds that technical issues when it comes to archiving recorded speech are still open questions, but people could potentially hold their cell phone conversations on remote servers; or on individual, privately-held servers.
The other problem is figuring how out how to search massive amounts of transcribed speech, like how search engines such as Google use complex algorithms to match and optimize search queries with results that are likely to be relevant. Fast and cheap web analytics — judging what people type and matching it up to what they click — is one way to do it. Studying focus groups are more precise, but expensive. A third way, Lease suggests, is using more crowdsourcing as a sort of a “middle-ground” between the two methods.
But it’s unknown how the research will be applied to the military. Lease wouldn’t speculate, and it’s still very much a basic research project. Though if it’s similar to EARS at all, then it may not be too difficult to figure out. A 2003 memorandum from the Congressional Research Service described EARS as focusing on speech picked up from broadcasts and telephone conversations, “as well as extract clues about the identity of speakers” for “the military, intelligence and law enforcement communities.” Though Lease didn’t mention automatically recognizing voices. But the research may not have to go that far — if we’re going to be recording ourselves.

The Tern concept. Art: Darpa
The military’s next killer drone could be launched and landed aboard small surface warships, extending the reach of America’s robotic arsenal to more remote battlegrounds than ever before.
That is, if an ambitious new effort by Darpa, the Pentagon’s fringe-science wing, can overcome a technical challenge dating back to the 1980s. Namely: how to boost a drone to flight velocity without the benefit of a five-acre aircraft carrier deck, and without resorting to a speed- and range-limiting helicopter design.
The new Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program, or Tern, “envisions using smaller ships as mobile launch and recovery sites for medium-altitude long-endurance fixed-wing unmanned aircraft,” Darpa announced on Friday. That’s for unarmed spy drones as well as those armed for “strike” missions. The blue-sky researchers want to launch a prototype within 40 months.
Tern complements one of the Navy’s main robotic development efforts. The Navy wants a drone, equipped with missiles and advanced spy gear, to take off and land from a full-sized aircraft carrier, one of the hardest maneuvers in aviation. It’s currently experimenting with a 62.1-foot span, batwing-shaped prototype, called the X-47B, which the Navy expects to launch the X-47B off a carrier deck at sea for the first time by May.
Except the jet-powered X-47B and the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike System it will yield will be much farther out to sea than the Tern. “About 98 percent of the world’s land area lies within 900 nautical miles of ocean coastlines,” Darpa program manager Daniel Patt explained in the announcement. “Enabling small ships to launch and retrieve long-endurance UAVs on demand would greatly expand our situational awareness and our ability to quickly and flexibly engage in hotspots over land or water.”

Some of the specs Darpa wants: The as-yet-undesigned Tern drone must carry up to 600 pounds of sensors and weapons while flying out 600 to 900 miles from the launching ship. That places Tern in the same class as the Air Force’s iconic Predator and Reaper, both capable of flying 12 hours or longer while hauling cameras, missiles and satellite communications gear.
The launching ship could be as small as the USS Independence type of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) , which sports a 7,300-square-foot flight deck. The science agency’s concept art, shown above, depicts a somewhat Predator-esque drone flying over a Burke-class destroyer, the Navy’s workhorse warship, which is three times heavier than an LCS but has a slightly smaller flight deck.
Tern would fill a big gap in the Navy’s drone arsenal. The sailing branch currently flies the 10-foot-span ScanEagle drone from destroyers and other vessels, and the Fire Scout robot helicopter from LCS. In addition to developing the X-47B prototype and its descendants for aircraft carriers, it’s also got a land-based, unarmed patrol ‘bot, the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance drone, based on the Air Force’s 737-size Global Hawk.
The latter have long range and high speed, but they’re tethered to the Navy’s 11 precious aircraft carriers and equally scarce land bases. The former can (in theory), take off from most of the Navy’s roughly 122 surface warships but lack range, speed and payload. What’s missing is a middleweight drone: a fast-flying, long-range, armed robot that takes up minimal deck space and is compatible with a wide range of surface ships.
One of Tern’s major technical obstacles is “devising a reliable launch and recovery technique,” according to Darpa. LCSs and destroyers don’t have the deck space for a long takeoff run — hence their reliance on the catapult-launched ScanEagle and vertical-liftoff robo-copters. In the 1980s and early ’90s, the Navy’s four World War II-vintage battleships carried the Pioneer drone, which was roughly twice the size of the ScanEagle and was boosted into the air with inelegant strap-on rockets.
The Pioneer landed aboard ship by awkwardly flying into a suspended net, whereas the ScanEagle catches a dangling wire and the Fire Scout, of course, lands vertically. A higher-performance, fixed-wing drone could require a smoother and more powerful takeoff boost than the older models and a less unwieldy means of returning to its launching vessel.
It’s worth noting that in the 1990s, U.S. helicopter-maker Bell designed a small tiltrotor drone call the Eagle Eye, which, like the company’s V-22 Osprey, took off and landed like a helicopter but cruised like an airplane thanks to its rotating engine nacelles. Eagle Eye never found a buyer and went defunct. The Tern initiative could very well lead to a revival.
If Tern succeeds, Darpa is poised to significantly expand the Navy’s flying robotic arsenal, potentially transforming almost every warship into a mobile drone base. All the agency has to do is solve a decades-old launch and landing problem.

Army soldiers wargame out a stability-operations scenario, 2010. Photo: U.S. Army
Ever felt like you could fix U.S. national security strategy, if only the military would listen to you? The Army is ready to listen. Especially if your arguments mean a bigger role for the Army.
This is a tough time for the Army. Its reward for fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan for 12 years is to have its soldiers downsized and its budget slashed. Worse, from the ground forces’ perspective, its future relevance is in question: The defense strategy that the Obama administration unveiled in 2012 is big on robots, commandos, and air and sea power in places like Asia. Ponderous ground warfare is out.
What’s a ground warfare organization to do? If you’re the Army, commission a study on why the strategy is a looming disaster.
Last week, the Army put out feelers to small businesses for a review of the strategy’s weak points. The idea is to identify, over the next 10 months, “strategic shock” — that is, “the likelihood of failure and/or prohibitive cost in securing one or more of [the Defense Department’s] new strategic objectives.”

The strategy has a direct relationship on the size and shape of the force that the Defense Department seeks. And an assessment of the strategy failing in certain ways could help the Army argue for its enduring primacy in an era of lean budgets and unclear conflicts. That isn’t a case that even the Army’s best friends currently find compelling.
“With the Iraq War over, the Afghan War ending, and a limited number of obvious conventional combined arms opponents on the horizon,” the Army announcement reads, “the department has begun the process of consciously assuming increased risk in large-scale ground operations, especially those operations that might entail widespread hybrid combat action and extended opposed stabilization.” Such increased risk “will certainly manifest downstream with respect to ground force performance against ‘future challenges.’”
So the Army wants to get detailed. “The objective is for the contractor to extrapolate a set of specific at-risk interests from the enduring national interests outlined in the President’s National Security Strategy and identify the likeliest and most dangerous ground-centric threats to those at-risk interests,” according to the announcement. This being the Army, the announcement recommends war-gaming out the prospects for failure.
The Army’s certainly seizing an opportunity. Numerous defense officials have said over the past several months that the automatic budget cuts now in effect, known as sequestration, jeopardize the Pentagon’s ability to implement the new defense strategy. On Friday, new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that he still believes the strategy is “the correct policy,” and he intends to continue implementing it.
That’s the Army’s fear. And maybe it can change Hagel’s mind if it can itemize for him exactly how much “strategic shock” to “large-scale ground operations” it represents.

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Danger Room on Twitterattackerman: @thitchner @MattSchiavenza yes, yes, like I said, I fell for @samfbiddle’s cunning ruse.attackerman: @thitchner @MattSchiavenza yes, yes, like I said, I fell for @samfbiddle’s cunning ruse. More10:52 pmattackerman: RT @stuartimmonen: Priorities: check. http://t.co/Mw4Colq7kmattackerman: RT @stuartimmonen: Priorities: check. http://t.co/Mw4Colq7km More10:45 pmattackerman: Army gives out a half-billion dollars for a “high performance computing center on Fort Meade, Md.” http://t.co/I5UMm6L4zgattackerman: Army gives out a half-billion dollars for a “high performance computing center on Fort Meade, Md.” http://t.co/I5UMm6L4zg More10:41 pmattackerman: You got me, @samfbiddle, dammit.attackerman: You got me, @samfbiddle, dammit. More10:09 pmattackerman: !!! RT @samfbiddle: aw jeez RT @Duracell Unlike Hugo #Chavez, we’ll keep Going And Going And Going!attackerman: !!! RT @samfbiddle: aw jeez RT @Duracell Unlike Hugo #Chavez, we’ll keep Going And Going And Going! More10:07 pmattackerman: Dennis Rodman missed his Venezuela windowattackerman: Dennis Rodman missed his Venezuela window More10:00 pmdangerroom: David Remnick, @TheTinaBeast, @juliaioffe and I are all “pathological russophobes,” apparently. Good to know! http://t.co/auXKbtN8jCdangerroom: David Remnick, @TheTinaBeast, @juliaioffe and I are all “pathological russophobes,” apparently. Good to know!… More10:00 pmattackerman: Watch out, that-other-leftist-South American leader whose name I always forget.attackerman: Watch out, that-other-leftist-South American leader whose name I always forget. More9:56 pmattackerman: RT @AdamSerwer: BREAKING: Eric Holder tells Rand Paul president can use lethal force against Americans on US soil: http://t.co/e1iH4ZHToTattackerman: RT @AdamSerwer: BREAKING: Eric Holder tells Rand Paul president can use lethal force against Americans on US soil:… More8:56 pmattackerman: Fuck this RT @tmorello: Rebel Diaz popular community center in South Bronx shut down by Feds: http://t.co/1cJxde8trt That ain’t right.attackerman: Fuck this RT @tmorello: Rebel Diaz popular community center in South Bronx shut down by Feds: http://t.co/1cJxde8trt That… More8:44 pmattackerman: RT @CMunozTheHill: Senate Intel panel approves Brennan by 12-3 vote. #CIAattackerman: RT @CMunozTheHill: Senate Intel panel approves Brennan by 12-3 vote. #CIA More8:30 pmdangerroom: White House Trades Targeted Killing Memos for A New CIA Director http://t.co/9n2LcY0oqudangerroom: White House Trades Targeted Killing Memos for A New CIA Director http://t.co/9n2LcY0oqu More8:23 pmattackerman: White House Trades Targeted Killing Memos for A New CIA Director http://t.co/LIYdtV8tXmattackerman: White House Trades Targeted Killing Memos for A New CIA Director http://t.co/LIYdtV8tXm More7:56 pmattackerman: YMCMBquestration amirite RT @ComplexMag: Lil Wayne cancels upcoming European tour: http://t.co/PUXw71meuhattackerman: YMCMBquestration amirite RT @ComplexMag: Lil Wayne cancels upcoming European tour: http://t.co/PUXw71meuh More7:36 pmattackerman: SOMEONE HELP THE FBI FIND THE NYC DRONE OPERATOR http://t.co/biWxYrggb0attackerman: SOMEONE HELP THE FBI FIND THE NYC DRONE OPERATOR http://t.co/biWxYrggb0 More6:58 pmdangerroom: Military’s Mideast Chief Has Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Syrian Chemical Weapons http://t.co/pAyQ9CsCFjdangerroom: Military’s Mideast Chief Has Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Syrian Chemical Weapons http://t.co/pAyQ9CsCFj More6:32 pmattackerman: Military’s Mideast Chief Has Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Syrian Chemical Weapons http://t.co/k2egc5SnOCattackerman: Military’s Mideast Chief Has Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Syrian Chemical Weapons http://t.co/k2egc5SnOC More6:13 pmattackerman: MT @WydenPress: Statement @RonWyden @MarkUdall @SenatorCollins on granting full access to docs on targeted killing http://t.co/fqtVLobCm4attackerman: MT @WydenPress: Statement @RonWyden @MarkUdall @SenatorCollins on granting full access to docs on targeted killing… More6:11 pmdangerroom: @RosieGray’s expose of the Malaysian government’s online propaganda campaign is gold. http://t.co/r0VSpI0VIUdangerroom: @RosieGray’s expose of the Malaysian government’s online propaganda campaign is gold. http://t.co/r0VSpI0VIU More5:57 pmattackerman: SMDH RT @James_Hibberd: ‘Game of Thrones’ and the Hold Steady team for season 3 song http://t.co/Et1Xoh5zIz #gameofthronesattackerman: SMDH RT @James_Hibberd: ‘Game of Thrones’ and the Hold Steady team for season 3 song http://t.co/Et1Xoh5zIz #gameofthrones More5:09 pmattackerman: #Mattis: “At least one other nation has told me at a leadership level” it’ll seek nukes if Iran gets them. @colinkahlattackerman: #Mattis: “At least one other nation has told me at a leadership level” it’ll seek nukes if Iran gets them. @colinkahl More4:49 pmdangerroom: U.N.’s Drone Inquisitor: CIA Torture Was An ‘International Conspiracy of Crime’ http://t.co/kaHuXiJ69Ydangerroom: U.N.’s Drone Inquisitor: CIA Torture Was An ‘International Conspiracy of Crime’ http://t.co/kaHuXiJ69Y More4:42 pmattackerman: Can I suggest a job for #Mattis in retirement? Joining Shaq, Sir Charles & Kenny on Inside The NBA.attackerman: Can I suggest a job for #Mattis in retirement? Joining Shaq, Sir Charles & Kenny on Inside The NBA. More4:29 pmattackerman: U.N.’s Drone Inquisitor: CIA Torture Was An ‘International Conspiracy of Crime’ http://t.co/DKBkI9pe2Oattackerman: U.N.’s Drone Inquisitor: CIA Torture Was An ‘International Conspiracy of Crime’ http://t.co/DKBkI9pe2O More4:22 pmdangerroom: Had experience — either positive or negative — with microfracture surgery? Gimme a holler.dangerroom: Had experience — either positive or negative — with microfracture surgery? Gimme a holler. More4:21 pmattackerman: Sen. Feinstein says she’s secured increased access to Justice Department targeted killing memos. Seems to clear way for Brennan vote.attackerman: Sen. Feinstein says she’s secured increased access to Justice Department targeted killing memos. Seems to clear way for… More4:12 pmdangerroom: Russia Fears Its Troops Will Riot if Cigarette Rations End http://t.co/YpTaOzhutQdangerroom: Russia Fears Its Troops Will Riot if Cigarette Rations End http://t.co/YpTaOzhutQ More11:50 amdaxe: RT @GenChuckYeager: Mar 4,1944.Shot down my 1st enemy. MARCH 5, 1944, I wasn’t so Sierra Hotel: I was shot down!daxe: RT @GenChuckYeager: Mar 4,1944.Shot down my 1st enemy. MARCH 5, 1944, I wasn’t so Sierra Hotel: I was shot down! More4:47 amdangerroom: RT @peterwsinger: Save the Date: Military Fellows research conference, March13 @BrookingsInst , 4 panels, speeches by Tom Ricks and Arat …dangerroom: RT @peterwsinger: Save the Date: Military Fellows research conference, March13 @BrookingsInst , 4 panels, speeches by Tom Ricks… More03.04.13daxe: “Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa,” book discussion with authors David Axe and Tim Hamilton http://t.co/1hmJfFFWVIdaxe: “Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa,” book discussion with authors David Axe and Tim Hamilton… More03.04.13dangerroom: Armchair Generals Wanted: Army Outsources Criticism of New Defense Strategy http://t.co/afkjortYf9dangerroom: Armchair Generals Wanted: Army Outsources Criticism of New Defense Strategy http://t.co/afkjortYf9 More03.04.13daxe: The Sequester Stops …: http://t.co/JHzN5TkCcV via @sullydishdaxe: The Sequester Stops …: http://t.co/JHzN5TkCcV via @sullydish More03.04.13daxe: RT @cybertheorist: LOL great headline. “Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want to Launch Killer Drones from Small Warships” http://t.co/HwMbTVEr …daxe: RT @cybertheorist: LOL great headline. “Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want to Launch Killer Drones from Small Warships”… More03.04.13dangerroom: RT @wired: Imagine if your every errant utterance were preserved forever. Darpa does. http://t.co/8rvFtFOQ0jdangerroom: RT @wired: Imagine if your every errant utterance were preserved forever. Darpa does. http://t.co/8rvFtFOQ0j More03.04.13dangerroom: Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want to Launch Killer Drones from Small Warships http://t.co/svL8dKBrwadangerroom: Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want to Launch Killer Drones from Small Warships http://t.co/svL8dKBrwa More03.04.13dangerroom: Darpa Wants You to Transcribe, and Instantly Recall, All of Your Conversations http://t.co/3WeiyD4Gwrdangerroom: Darpa Wants You to Transcribe, and Instantly Recall, All of Your Conversations http://t.co/3WeiyD4Gwr More03.04.13dangerroom: RT @normative: Oh yeah? Well, so’s YOUR face! Oh, wait… RT @yaleisp: Your face has become the conduit between online and offline data. …dangerroom: RT @normative: Oh yeah? Well, so’s YOUR face! Oh, wait… RT @yaleisp: Your face has become the conduit between online and… More03.03.13dangerroom: Headed up to Yale now for #trackingcon to talk biometrics, drones, and bad 90s rappers. Livestream here: http://t.co/Fgr8PZ9nFedangerroom: Headed up to Yale now for #trackingcon to talk biometrics, drones, and bad 90s rappers. Livestream here: http://t.co/Fgr8PZ9nFe More03.03.13daxe: Signed Copies of ARMY OF GOD: Tim Hamilton art.
by DAVID AXE
So who wants a personalized, signed copy of my ne… http://t.co/KprwvnWHqWdaxe: Signed Copies of ARMY OF GOD: Tim Hamilton art.
by DAVID AXE
So who wants a personalized, signed copy of my ne…… More03.02.13daxe: Common Sense from the Top, Sequester or Not http://t.co/F66QxHXw1X via @TIMEdaxe: Common Sense from the Top, Sequester or Not http://t.co/F66QxHXw1X via @TIME More03.02.13dangerroom: RT @AP: MORE: Chadian troops kill Moktar Belmoktar, terrorist responsible for gas plant attack, military chief says: http://t.co/7Sv71Jo …dangerroom: RT @AP: MORE: Chadian troops kill Moktar Belmoktar, terrorist responsible for gas plant attack, military chief says:… More03.02.13dangerroom: @oleta @violagienger @maassive Awwww shucks. Thanks, guys!dangerroom: @oleta @violagienger @maassive Awwww shucks. Thanks, guys! More03.01.13dangerroom: Watch Darpa’s Robotic Dog Throw Cinder Blocks With Its Head http://t.co/rNi4DfiD0ldangerroom: Watch Darpa’s Robotic Dog Throw Cinder Blocks With Its Head http://t.co/rNi4DfiD0l More03.01.13dangerroom: I forgot my own blog anniversary! 10 years & 2 months ago, I started
@DefenseTech. So glad it’s still going strong. http://t.co/HWkqT6liqqdangerroom: I forgot my own blog anniversary! 10 years & 2 months ago, I started
@DefenseTech. So glad it’s still going strong.… More03.01.13dangerroom: Now al-Qaida Wants to Torch Your Car and Snarl Your Commute http://t.co/xmpf2BJq1ydangerroom: Now al-Qaida Wants to Torch Your Car and Snarl Your Commute http://t.co/xmpf2BJq1y More03.01.13daxe: Danger Room: Stealth Jets Return To The Air Following Engine Snafu — For Now: F-35s are back in the air follow… http://t.co/xoPYtke51Ldaxe: Danger Room: Stealth Jets Return To The Air Following Engine Snafu — For Now: F-35s are back in the air follow…… More03.01.13dangerroom: RT @cybertheorist: Pushing the wrong button: Bad button placement leads to drone crashes http://t.co/5LB4OksAfQdangerroom: RT @cybertheorist: Pushing the wrong button: Bad button placement leads to drone crashes http://t.co/5LB4OksAfQ More03.01.13daxe: RT @CoreyHutchins: The Watchdog: Two Decades After FBI Sting Nailed S.C. Lawmakers, This Man is Again at Center of Ethics Reform Push: h …daxe: RT @CoreyHutchins: The Watchdog: Two Decades After FBI Sting Nailed S.C. Lawmakers, This Man is Again at Center of Ethics Reform… More02.28.13daxe: RT @Kellybrarian: Hey #librarians! My friend @daxe has a new graphic novel. Check out
Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central Africa …daxe: RT @Kellybrarian: Hey #librarians! My friend @daxe has a new graphic novel. Check out
Army of God: Joseph Kony’s War in Central… More02.28.13daxe: @BareftStratgist @dangerroom @attackerman sorry, nodaxe: @BareftStratgist @dangerroom @attackerman sorry, no More02.28.13daxe: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Malware:
by STEVE WEINTZ
[N]othing that I write is authentic. It is the stuff of dre… http://t.co/Yo8Ndi503odaxe: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Malware:
by STEVE WEINTZ
[N]othing that I write is authentic. It is the stuff of dre…… More02.27.13daxe: When Words Collide: The Fragments of War: Axe & Hamilton’s “Army of God” – Comic Book Resources http://t.co/SFSeuklMxJ via @cbrdaxe: When Words Collide: The Fragments of War: Axe & Hamilton’s “Army of God” – Comic Book Resources http://t.co/SFSeuklMxJ via @cbr More02.25.13daxe: Engine Crack Grounds Pentagon’s Entire Fleet of Future Stealth Fighters | Danger Room | http://t.co/RbnuP8wVE1 http://t.co/sBFvzQiyEEdaxe: Engine Crack Grounds Pentagon’s Entire Fleet of Future Stealth Fighters | Danger Room | http://t.co/RbnuP8wVE1 http://t.co/sBFvzQiyEE More02.22.13daxe: RT @AaronMehta: The entire #JSF fleet is grounded as of today. Story coming soon. #aws2013 #USAFdaxe: RT @AaronMehta: The entire #JSF fleet is grounded as of today. Story coming soon. #aws2013 #USAF More02.22.13daxe: #BitterPill: Why medical bills are killing us http://t.co/1ZX1314WTD via @TIMEHealthlanddaxe: #BitterPill: Why medical bills are killing us http://t.co/1ZX1314WTD via @TIMEHealthland More02.22.13daxe: Offiziere.ch: Automatic Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Navy Readiness: The cruiser USS Mobile Bay takes on supplies… http://t.co/Dbm0N6ifIBdaxe: Offiziere.ch: Automatic Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Navy Readiness: The cruiser USS Mobile Bay takes on supplies…… More02.21.13daxe: RT @MWC38: @Horde_ @daxe If you think it’s bad for F-22 wait until we have stealthy UAS that still have to beam everything by datalink.daxe: RT @MWC38: @Horde_ @daxe If you think it’s bad for F-22 wait until we have stealthy UAS that still have to beam everything by… More02.20.13daxe: RT @Horde_: @daxe Yep. That’s an interoperability problem. Link 16 transmit is a beacon for any aircraft. At least the F-22A is a true …daxe: RT @Horde_: @daxe Yep. That’s an interoperability problem. Link 16 transmit is a beacon for any aircraft. At least the F-22A is a… More02.20.13daxe: Top U.S. Stealth Jet Has to Talk to Allied Planes Over Unsecured Radio | Danger Room | http://t.co/nyXUCQgl http://t.co/3csG74hddaxe: Top U.S. Stealth Jet Has to Talk to Allied Planes Over Unsecured Radio | Danger Room | http://t.co/nyXUCQgl http://t.co/3csG74hd More02.20.13daxe: Danger Room: Top U.S. Stealth Jet Has to Talk to Allied Planes Over Unsecured Radio: U.S. and British jets refue… http://t.co/KyMlygSLdaxe: Danger Room: Top U.S. Stealth Jet Has to Talk to Allied Planes Over Unsecured Radio: U.S. and British jets refue…… More02.20.13

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