BarkingUnicorn: From this Yahoo article: "What's more, the agency reports that the system cut false alarms - identification of activity as threats that really weren't - from 810 per hour to five."From this Wired article: ""In testing of the full CT2WS kit, absent radar, the sensor and cognitive algorithms returned 810 false alarms per hour. When a human wearing the EEG cap was introduced, the number of false alarms dropped to only five per hour...."IOW, human improved machine's accuracy, not vice versa.
way south: Dear DARPA,I want my giant robot army already.I know you've built it and you're just waiting for the next world war (or whatever) to unveil the damn things.The problem is I'm getting old and I'd like to drive one before my arthritis kicks in.Stop screwing around with this other stuff until you deliver the mechs.
StopLurkListen: Human brains are miracles of image processing and pattern recognition.Not so good at higher math, or range perception, or lots of other things that computers excel at. But let our million-years-of-evolution meatheads get a brief glimpse at a grassy field and HELLO *there a person* and *there a person* and *over there a person hiding in the tall grass with a pointed stick ready to kill me and my family*
DarnoKonrad: cool of scary?"here, plug this into your brain stem, it will tell you who to kill. .. "
BarkingUnicorn: human improved machine's accuracy, not vice versa.
MrEricSir: Wouldn't Luke just use the force?
Coelacanth: So the gadget picks up on what's basically 'whispers' from the back of your mind and then tells you what you're missing? God, I'd like to hook something like that up to my nieces. They insist that there's boogeymen in the closet and under their beds.
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