special operations

Ethics, Super Soldiers, And Hard Choices

One of my best friends and favorite Super-Soldier sent me this article.:  READ SUPER SOLDIERS HERE The article clearly outlines the issues (for most Western societies) that inhibit the full utilization of the super-soldier enhancement capability WE ALREADY HAVE. Those...

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Mirror Neurons, Facial Recognition, and Training Man-Hunters

https://www.wired.com/story/palantirs-gods-eye-view-of-afghanistan/ I ran into this article this morning while doing research on "correlation engines" -- the algorithms and software that conduct fusion and analysis on massive amounts of big-data.  I was struck by the...

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Special Ops and Super Soldiers

READ ARTICLE HERE This excellent article by Mark Bowden (author of BLACK HAWK DOWN, KILLING PABLO, and other excellent titles) gives an overview of the history of special operations forces (SOF) and poses the question whether the exponential use of SOF challenges a...

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More Super-Soldiers…

One of my best friends and favorite Super-Soldier sent me this article today:  READ SUPER SOLDIERS HERE The article clearly outlines the issue (for most Western societies) that inhibits the full utilization of the super-soldier enhancement capability WE ALREADY HAVE....

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The Post-Truth Era*

DEEP FAKE ARTICLE These deep fake videos appeared on Tik Tok a few days ago. They represent a milestone in the technology that supports deep fake video, audio, and still photos. Read the article for the clear explanation of how parallel algorithms enable a level of...

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BABY DRIVER, Counter Carjacking and Critical Path Design

Back in the day, when I was a car jacker, I looked like this: And I drove like this: But I was young, and needed the money. On the crew I worked, I held a variety of positions: driver, shooter, ghost/sweeper, designated marksman, assistant/shift leader, team leader,...

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Building Hyper-Enabled Operators: Norway’s Viking Operators

Norwegian Marine Jaegers Norwegian FSK One of my best friends and colleagues who is affiliated with the units above sent me a fascinating article/interview. It took some doing to get it translated into English. You can read it here:  The unknown action: When Norwegian...

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