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Originally posted by mopusvindictus
Now they have yet another way to watch us masturbate.
Originally posted by Lazyninja
It's certainly neat, and I appreciate it from the perspective as a fan of sci-fi, but really I get the impression here that DARPA is working on far cooler stuff than this, and this is the failed rubbish that they trot out to the public, so they dont wonder where their tax dollars are going.
Originally posted by Bspiracy
I think people are WAAAY off the mark of what this thing can possibly do. This is just a blob with 10 triangles.
Add 1000 triangles and the possibility of "arms" and "fingers" then add some of those nuclear batteries we just saw not too long ago and you have a device that can slither through plumbing and then inflate to do whatever job it's supposed to do once it's within it's objective.
I see a blob now but I see a possible "wonder twin" later. Imagine 10 5 ft blobs that can get into a building, link together and become a ladder for real people..
Or 1 10ft blob that can get into a building, smother an objective and then quietly leave through the toilet drain.
who know 15 years later.
Originally posted by buddhasystem
Originally posted by exposethosesecrets
It's funded by DARPA?
Bad news, as that means it's ultimate purpose is to kill, maim and destroy.
It's so cavalier of you to besmirch DARPA, all the while making heavy use of the technology (the Internet) which they effectively pioneered. So if you have a distaste of DARPA, please unplug your PC immediately, just to be fair.