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    • 6 Sep 2018

    MD5 and Army Futures Command A-Hack-of-the-Drones in Austin, TX

    MD5 and Army Futures Command present A-Hack-of-the-Drones What: Commercial off-the-shelf, small, unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) have become ubiquitous, and the potential threat they represent in the hands of actors ranging from lone wolf terrorists to state-sponsored operatives, grows daily. The recent attempted assassination of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro using sUAS with explosive payloads represents the...
    • 6 Sep 2018

    MD5 and Army Futures Command A-Hack-of-the-Drones- Austin, TX

    MD5 and Army Futures Command present A-Hack-of-the-Drones What: Commercial off-the-shelf, small, unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) have become ubiquitous, and the potential threat they represent in the hands of actors ranging from lone wolf terrorists to state-sponsored operatives, grows daily. The recent attempted assassination of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro using sUAS with explosive payloads represents the...
    • 6 Sep 2018

    MD5 and Army Futures Command A-Hack-of-the-Drones

    Mad Scientist Community, MD5 and Army Futures Command present A-Hack-of-the-Drones What: Commercial off-the-shelf, small, unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) have become ubiquitous, and the potential threat they represent in the hands of actors ranging from lone wolf terrorists to state-sponsored operatives, grows daily. The recent attempted assassination of Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro using sUAS with explosive...
    • 29 Aug 2018

    Potential Game Changers

    Please find attached the TRADOC G-2's annually updated Potential Game Changers broadsheet, addressing key disruptive technologies impacting upon the Future Operational Environment's Era of Accelerated Human Progress (now through 2035) and Era of Contested Equality (2035 through 2050). This update incorporates much of the crowdsourced feedback received from the Mad Scientist Laboratory blog post of the same title...
    • 15 Aug 2018

    Quiet mind

    Do not consider that which you are not. Be adaptive, to live limitless. Seriously. A quiet mind holds value.
    • 27 Jun 2018

    Expeditionary Technology Search (XTechSearch) Contest -- 5Ws

    WHO: The U.S. Army is getting out of its comfort zone and wants to see the best technology out there from small businesses/start-ups . So, it is holding its first ever xTechSearch Technology Pitch Contest. WHAT: The U.S. Army is seeking innovative technology proposals aligned to its modernization priorities -- go to: https://www.challenge.gov/challenge/army-expeditionary-technology-search-xtechsearch/ and scroll...
    • 30 May 2018

    **Deadline 15 June** 2 Weeks left to submit to Call for Ideas Learning in 2050

    **June 15 Deadline** Mad Scientist Call for Ideas: Learning 2050! Help us with what the future of learning looks like so we maintain our advantage in Soldier Overmatch. This Call for Ideas is open to everyone, no DoD or Military affiliation required. PROMPTS The following prompts aim to inspire your ideas and should not limit your creativity: Prompt 1: How will emerging technologies improve learning...
    • 11 May 2018

    Potential Game Changers

    Please see our updated Potential Game Changers handout, addressing the impact of potentially disruptive technologies. Understanding their individual and convergent impacts is essential to continued battlefield dominance in the Future Operational Environment.
    • 8 Feb 2018

    Mad Scientist "Visualizing Multi-Domain Battle 2030-2050" Conference

    Welcome to the Visualizing Multi Domain Battle 2030-2050 Conference Page
    • 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.
    • 27 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...
    • 13 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