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."