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    • 3 Nov 2017

    **Save the Date** 15 NOV 2-3 PM EDT Speaker Series

    Topic:Designing Unmanned Systems for the Multi-Domain Battle: Accelerating the Adoption of Augmented Intelligence Presenter: George Galdorisi, Director for Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures at SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific Date/ Time: 2-3PM EDT/ 15 November Read article here: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/designing-unmanned-systems-for-military-use-harnessing-artificial-intelligence-to-provide-a...
    • 18 Oct 2017

    India

    Preeminent conference from India on geopolitics and geoeconomics
    • 3 Oct 2017

    Reminder: 2017 Call for Ideas

    This is a reminder that there are 60 days left to send in your submissions to our 2017 Call for Ideas! Submissions must be in by 2 DEC 2017 and can be PAPERS, VIDEOS, ARTWORK, or GAMES. Topics include the convergence of neuro, information, bio, nano, and quantum technologies that will change the character of war and how future Soldiers will react to this convergence. For more details, please see the attached flyer...
    • 3 Oct 2017

    Reminder: 2017 Call for IDEAS

    This is a reminder that there are 60 days left to send in your submissions to our 2017 Call for Ideas! Submissions must be in by 2 DEC 2017 and can be PAPERS, VIDEOS, ARTWORK, or GAMES. Topics include the convergence of neuro, information, bio, nano, and quantum technologies that will change the character of war and how future Soldiers will react to this convergence. For more details, please see the attached flyer...
    • 11 Sep 2017

    New Calls for Ideas Open

    New Call for Ideas are being accepted. Please visit the Calls for Ideas section to download the details. Call for Ideas: Soldier 2050 is the subject. There are many suggested topics.
    • 31 Aug 2017

    Upcoming Speaker Series: Science Fiction vs. Science Funding

    In less than two weeks, the next session with Mr. Peter David focusing on 'Comparing What We Imagine to What We Invent" will be discussed. Session starts promptly at 13:00 Eastern Standard Time and will general last for one hour on 13 September 2017.
    • 28 Jun 2017

    Next Mad Scientist Conference

    Click here to see Agenda Invited Speakers- Click here to see speakers' bios
    • 20 Jun 2017

    Understanding Tomorrow Begins Today: The Operational Environment Through 2035

    "The Operational Environment (OE) is a combination of conditions and variables that impact a commander's decision-making and his/her ability to employ capabilities. The OEs of today and the future will be marked by instability. The combination of this instability with the dizzying advances being made in technology and the increased velocity of human interaction means that the OE will present an array of threats...
    • 14 Jun 2017

    Mad Scientist Feed Not Loading

    Members, It is known that the feed for the Mad Scientist page is not loading. We have been working with the APAN support desk since it was determined the day after scheduled maintenance that it occurred. Asking everyone who encounters this problem to fill out a support ticket to the support desk. The more people who report; hopefully, the quicker they will respond and get the issue resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience...
    • 16 Apr 2017

    Quantum images

    Research into quantum image processes, encryption and steganography
    • 13 Apr 2017

    New Page for Posting Articles of Interest

    A new page has been added to the Mad Scientist Community Site. It is called "Articles of Interest". From time to time, members find articles that fit in with the mission of Mad Scientist and we like to share with everyone. You will find that when articles are posted to Mad Scientist pages, they first show up on the feed as the first announcement. You will know find that we keep them all in a specific part of...
    • 22 Mar 2017

    "SINGULARITY" on the Horizon

    Click Video to sign up: What we can't see, yet, is what lies OVER that horizon. That's where you come in. We're looking for people to help us design our Navy for a post-Singularity world. Are you up to the challenge? If so, then sign up for a game we're launching around this topic here: https://mmowgli.nps.edu/singularity/signup The game goes live on Monday, March 27th.
    • 15 Mar 2017

    **CALL FOR PAPERS- DEADLINE 15 MAY ** Top 2 submissions will be invited speakers for Mad Sci at Georgetown in July!!

    Topic: VISUALIZING MULTI-DOMAIN BATTLE 2030-2050 Send submissions to Allison.d.winer.civ@mail.mil WHATS IN IT FOR YOU? Publication in a military or academic journal Top 2 authors will be invited to speak at the conference GUIDELINES Submitted papers must be unclassified, unpublished, and cleared by your public affairs office / operations security managers (USG& as applicable). 5000 word count...
    • 14 Mar 2017

    What are the dates for the next Mad Scientist Event?

    What are the dates for the next Mad Scientist Event?
    • 13 Mar 2017

    Whitehouse Paper on Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy

    This report examines the expected impact of AI-driven automation on the economy, and describes broad strategies that could increase the benefits of AI and mitigate its costs.
    • 22 Feb 2017

    Coming soon- March Mad Scientist 7&8 March at GTRI

    Check out of conference page on APAN! Conference will be live streamed with live chat roll both days!! Watch here: http://www.tradoc.army.mil/watch
    • 17 Feb 2017

    We're on Twitter!

    Follow us on our official Twitter page! U.S. Army Mad Sci @ ArmyMadSci
    • 10 Feb 2017

    ***Reminder: Speaker Series 15 Feb @ 11 EDT with ARDEC***

    Topic: ARDEC Unmanned Ground Vehicle Lethality (UGV-L) and Supervised Autonomy for Armament Systems presented by Bob Testa on 15FEB2017 at 11:00. Bob Testa will present for about 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A session Link: Log on through AP...
    • 5 Feb 2017

    'Enhanced humans' submitted by William Theuer

    Augmented humans aren't starry-eyed visions of the future—they're walking among us right now. From cochlear implants to robotic limbs controlled by our minds, the fields of biotechnology and gene editing are allowing us to dictate evolution and engineer a new kind of human. Here, we’ll take a look at the scientific and technological breakthroughs that are transforming our bodies and reshaping the future...
    • 1 Feb 2017

    ****Save the Date**** 15 FEB- Mad Scientist Speaker series on @11 EDT with ARDEC

    Please join us! Topic: ARDEC Unmanned Ground Vehicle Lethality (UGV-L) and Supervised Autonomy for Armament Systems presented by Bob Testa on 15FEB2017 at 11:00 . Bob Testa will present for about 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A session Link: https://connect.apan.org/r3bgfq47484 Log on through APAN at: https://connect.apan.org/r3bgfq47484
    • 23 Jan 2017

    Check this article out: Warfare goes SciFi- with Laser-based weapon development

    The use of high-powered lasers in air, land, and sea battle spaces has become an invetability- an article by Mark Cantrell
    • 12 Jan 2017

    7 Defense Priorities for the New Administration

    This report summarizes the main findings and recommendations of reports published by the Defense Science Board for the Secretary of Defense during the last dozen years. The purpose of this effort is to aid the incoming Administration to make a fast start in addressing pressing national security issues and opportunities.
    • 16 Dec 2016

    Swarm robotics are reaching the nanometre scale

    http://www.futuretimeline.net/21stcentury/2035.htm#airline-fleet-doubled 2035-2040 Swarm robotics are reaching the nanometre scale Swarm robotics is a relatively new field, having emerged in the first decade of the 2000s. It is based on the idea of controlling very large numbers of robots simultaneously, in order to perform tasks that an individual machine would be unable to accomplish alone. This...
    • 6 Dec 2016

    Mad Sci Army Cyber 2050 Final Report

    Attached is the final report from our Cyber 2050 Mad Scientist conference co-hosted with the Army Cyber Institute at West Point. Sincere thanks to the Team at ACI for their efforts to execute this exceptional event. Key points from the EXSUM starting at page 3: 1. Cyber challenges generate an “alternative domain” experience that alters our normal expectations with respect to every component of the...
    • 5 Dec 2016

    Sci Fi Writing Contest

    Entry Guidelines Deadline: February 15, 2017 – no entry fee Winner announced: 31 March 2017 Writing contest is OPEN TO EVERYONE (18 & older) ** NO DOD OR MILITARY AFFILIATION REQUIRED** One Overall Winning Submission Receives: Story turned into visualization | Invitation to Present story at Mad Scientist Conference in Washington DC | Most Expenses covered for travel Publication : Papers chosen by...