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Report: DARPA Cozies Up to Open Source

Dec 12, 2011, 10:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

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"The United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency routinely pops up with new inventions, many of which would impress James Bond, but the inventions are typically shrouded in secrecy and mystery until they arrive. After all, lots of them are intended for battlefields, where the element of surprise can matter a lot. But Ars Technica reports that DARPA is exploring some new technology development models, including embracing open source principles. This makes a lot of sense."

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